Velma Schuessler, 71, of Sedgwick, went to be with her heavenly Father on March 31, 2016 at Wheat State Manor in Whitewater.
Velma was born Nov. 24, 1944, in Hillsboro to Karl and Rachel (Banman) Reimer. On Aug. 20, 1966, she married Alvin ?Max? Schuessler in Goessel, and he preceded her in death on July 19, 2001. Velma was a retired nurse and member of the Sedgwick First Christian Church.
She is survived by two sons, Chad Schuessler of Sedgwick and Marc Schuessler of Nanjemoy, Md.; three grandchildren, Rachel, Matthew and Nathan; and sisters, Darlene Schmidt of Goessel and Ruth Warkentin of Santa Barbara, Calif. She was preceded in death by her parents and one grandson, Jonathan.
Memorials are suggested to Good Shepherd Hospice or Sedgwick First Christian Church in care of Petersen Funeral Home in Newton.
Funeral service was April 5 at Sedgwick First Christian Church, Sedgwick, with Pastor Kevin Berry officiating. Burial was in Hillside Cemetery, Sedgwick.