Velma Hohenstreet

Velma Corrinne Hohenstreet, 92, Beaufort, died, Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, at Mercy Hospital in Creve Coeur.

She was born Oct. 25, 1926, to Walter and Grace (Winkle) Lottmann, in St. Louis.

She was united in marriage to Vernon Alfred Hohenstreet, June 12, 1948, at Union.

Velma was a member of St. John’s Evangelical Church in Casco. She enjoyed gardening, quilting, embroidery and putting puzzles together. Most of all she loved playing with all of her many grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by husband, Vernon; parents, Walter and Grace; brothers, Walter, Melvin, Arlin, Neil, Marvin, Martin and Elvin Lottmann; sisters, Opal Pointer and Shirley Grob; and grandson, Jerry “Nick” Kimbler.

She is survived by sons, Vernon “Buck” Hohenstreet of Illinois, Alfred Hohenstreet and wife Pamela of Gerald; daughters, Dixie Feth and husband Ralph, Sharon Hohenstreet and Gail Kimbler and husband Jerry, all of Beaufort; brother, Darvin Lottmann of Lake St. Louis; sister, Arlene Mincemeyer of Beaufort; eight grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, one great-great-granddaughter; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be (today) Wednesday, Feb. 6, at 11 a.m. at Gottenstroeter Funeral Home in Gerald with Pastor Ron Koppelmann officiating. Burial will be at Midlawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Union.

Arrangements entrusted to Gottenstroeter Funeral Home, Gerald.

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