The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

October 10, 2012

Velma M. Brandenburg

Clinton Herald

CLINTON — Sept. 12, 1916 - Oct. 8, 2012

Velma M. Brandenburg, 96, of Clinton, died Monday, October 8, 2012, at the Alverno.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, October 13, 2012, at Zion Lutheran Church, Clinton. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. to the service time at the church. The Clinton Chapel Snell-Zornig Funeral Homes and Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed by visiting her obituary at  

Velma Marie Stahl was born on September 12, 1916, in Fayette County, Iowa, the daughter of Christian and Elsie (Foss) Stahl.

Velma attended schools in Minnesota. She was a seamstress at Pearson Cleaners for 30 years.

Velma was a member of Zion Lutheran Church and a member of Women of the Moose. She enjoyed quilting, sewing, playing in her card club and following the Chicago Cubs and Iowa Hawkeyes.

Velma is survived by two daughters, Sandra (David) Petersen of Arlington Heights, Illinois, and Bette Brandenburg of Watertown, Wisconsin; one son, Gary (Dixie) Brandenburg of Normal, Illinois; six grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.

Velma was preceded in death by her parents and four sisters.

Memorials can be made to Zion Lutheran Church or Genesis Hospice.

Death date: Oct. 8, 2012