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Velma Stevens (Larsen)

August 28, 1923 - March 24, 2015

Viewing will be from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at Sweet Home Funeral Chapel. A graveside service will be at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at Gilliland Cemetery in Sweet Home.

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Velma Stevens, 91, of Ontario, Oregon, formerly of Lebanon, passed away Tuesday, March 24, at Well Springs Assisted Living in Ontario. She was born in View, Idaho to Andrew Sofus and Elsie Elvina (Twitchell) Larsen.

Velma was a member of the Rebekah Lodge and a long standing member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

She was a homemaker and a rural mail carrier. She enjoyed genealogy and sewing. She also enjoyed the warmer winter weather as a snow bird in Arizona.

She is survived by: her children, Cindy and her husband, Tim Hodges, of Meridian, ID, Leslie Stevens and his wife, Margaret, of Payette, ID, and Lorraine and her husband, Steve Gurner, of Lebanon; brother, George Larsen of Silverton; 11 grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Velma was preceded in death by: her husband, Alfred Stevens (2003); her parents; her son, Richard Stevens (1969); a sister; and five brothers.

Viewing will be from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at Sweet Home Funeral Chapel. A graveside service will be at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at Gilliland Cemetery in Sweet Home.

Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements.