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Obituaries

Obituaries

Velma E. Pine 1914 - 2008 Lawrence

Graveside services for Velma E. Pine, 93, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Oak Hill Cemetery.Ms. Pine died Thursday, Aug. 21, 2008, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.She was born Oct. 14, 1914, in Jefferson, Mo., the daughter of Alford Alonza and Myrtle Ann Ireland Faler.Ms. Pine worked for Hallmark Cards for 15 years and retired in 1977. She was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary Alford-Clarke Post 852 and Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary. She was also a volunteer and advisory board member at Penn House.She married Arthur Brown Pine on Nov. 9, 1930. They divorced.Survivors include a son, Arthur Pine Jr., Olathe; two daughters, Dorothy Ertl, Linwood, and Donna Turner, Lawrence; a brother, Richard Faler, Colorado Springs, Colo.; a sister, Edna Ray, Rock Springs, Wyo.; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and 14 great-great-grandchildren.The family suggests memorials to Lawrence Humane Society, sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.rumsey-yost.com">rumsey-yost.com</a>.