Velma Jean Miller, 84, Topeka, Kansas passed away Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at her home.
Velma was born March 11, 1934 in Holton, Kansas, the daughter of Edwin Homer and Helen Marie (Gerard Boyles) Hochuli. She was a 1952 graduate of Holton High School and attended Kansas State University.
She was employed by Pomeroy and Pomeroy Attorneys at Law and later for American Express Financial Services in Topeka until retiring.
She was an active member and volunteer of Susanna Wesley United Methodist Church.
Velma married Jack W. Miller on June 5, 1955 in Holton. He preceded her in death on April 14, 2005. Survivors include two children, Mark Miller and wife, Lois, Topeka and Susan Marcus and husband, Jeff, Aurora, CO; three grandchildren, Amanda (Jon) Scully, Meghan Munsee, Stephen Marcus; and five great-grandchildren, Kiley, Kayla, Sanora, Jack and Cain.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; her step-mother, Thelma Hochuli; her step-sister, Marilyn Myers; and her brother, Sheldon Hochuli.
Velma was a wonderful and loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. She loved spending time with her family and friends, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She enjoyed reading, decorating and musical events.
A funeral ceremony will be held at 1:00 p.m., Monday, February 11, 2019 at the Dove Cremations and Funerals, Southwest Chapel, 3700 SW Wanamaker Rd, Topeka. The family will receive friends an hour prior to the service. Interment will follow at Holton Cemetery, Holton, Kansas.
Memorial contributions may be made to Susanna Wesley United Methodist Church, 7433 SW 29th St, Topeka, KS 66614.
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