Velda M. Holloman

Velda M. Holloman

Velda M. Holloman


Velda M. Holloman, 95, of LaMotte, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 3, 2023, at her home. Her funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 8, at Dawson Funeral Services in Wyoming. A visitation will be starting at 9 a.m. until the time of service at Dawson Funeral Services in Wyoming. Burial will be at Pence Cemetery rural Baldwin, Iowa.

Velda Mae was born on June 20, 1928, at home outside of Onslow, Iowa, to Wilke and Elma (Blanche) Husmann. She attended Onslow Community School. On Nov. 2, 1945, she was united in marriage to Harold Morehead, five children came of this marriage and they later divorced. Howard Holloman and Velda were married on Sept. 7, 1965, in Hartsville, S.C. For several years, she resided in South and North Carolina. In her earlier years, she worked at Clinton Engines and then she worked for many years at Wal-Mart in Dubuque. Velda enjoyed reading, crafting and sewing. She will always be remembered for the many Christmas ornaments she made over the years and the dolls and doll clothes she made for her family.

Those left to cherish her memory are her four children, William Morehead of Calamus, Barbara Dannett of Maquoketa, David Morehead of LaMotte and Valerie (Donald) Szelag of Crane Hill, Ala.; 10 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; 12 great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Helen Christiansen and Betty Ham; and brother, Edward (Sheryl) Husmann.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands; two brothers, Ernest and Alva Husmann; three sisters, Lois Mott, Lucille Lund and Velma Jensen; a daughter, Glenda Durham; daughter-in-law, Mary Morehead; granddaughter, Janeen Morehead; and a great-great-granddaughter, Jemma Clark.

Memorials may be directed to her family. Online condolences may be left for the family at Cards of condolences may be directed to Dawson Funeral Services Attn: Velda Holloman Family P.O. Box 258, Wyoming, IA 52362.

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