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Myrtle Eileen Velky

06-14-1940 to 11-28-2019

 

Linn County News

Published Dec. 4, 2019

 

Myrtle Eileen Velky, age 79, La Cygne, Kan., passed away on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019. She was born on June 14, 1940, in Plankinton, S.D., the daughter of Harold and Myrtle Cornelius Atkinson. 

Eileen was married to Franklin Charles Westendorf. He preceded her death on July 5, 1996. She later married Rudy Velky; he preceded her in death as well. Also preceding in death were her parents and a brother, Tom Atkinson. 

She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, actively volunteering in many capacities. Eileen enjoyed horseback riding, gardening and sewing. 

She is survived by three daughters, Michelle Nasalroad, Deborah Corry and Christine Dorn; a son, Mike Westendorf; three stepsons, Jim, Bill, and Lee Velky; a brother, Melvin Atkinson; a sister, Mary Fisher; and 17 grandchildren and several great grandchildren.

Funeral service was scheduled for 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019, at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, La Cygne Chapel. Visitation was scheduled for 5-7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 2, at the La Cygne Chapel.

Contributions are suggested to the Parkinson’s Foundation. Online condolences can be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com.

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