Velma Mae Siefers, 90, Dorrance, died Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, in Manhattan.

She was born July 5, 1927, in Russell County to George and Eva (Whitmer) Kaufman.

She married Orval M. “Casey” Siefers on Sept. 29, 1949, in Wilson. He preceded her in death.

Survivors include a son, Bill Siefers, Plainville; three daughters, Susan Thielen, Dorrance, Debbie Brenneman, Solomon, and Mary Kay Siefers, Manhattan; a sister, Joan Weigel, Russell; eight grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Dorrance; burial in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday with family receiving friends from 6 to 8 p.m. at Plumer-Overlease Funeral Home, Wilson.

A vigil will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to St. Joseph Cemetery Fund or American Legion of Dorrance, in care of the funeral home.

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