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Velma Leman

July 4, 1924 — December 29, 2015

Eureka- Velma I. Leman, 91, of Eureka, IL passed away at 6:50 pm on Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at the Eureka Apostolic Christian Home.

She was born on July 4, 1924 in Carlock, IL a daughter of Christian and Pauline Rabel Miller. She married Gerald Leman on March 29, 1953 in Roanoke, IL. He passed away on February 28, 2014.

Surviving are three sons, Michael (Kathy) Leman of Eureka; Dale (Lezlee) Leman of West Bend, IA; Edward (Ruth) Leman of Eureka; one daughter, Judy (Roy) Braker of Jasper, MO; one brother, Orville (Donna) Miller of Peoria; three sisters, Esther Musselman of Morton; Pauline Henley of Sun City, AZ; Clara Kempf of Roanoke, IL; 15 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren..

She was preceded in death by her parents, one son, Merle; five brothers and 2 sisters.

Velma was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and also worked many years at the Eureka Apostolic Christian Home.

She was a member of the Eureka Apostolic Christian Church where funeral services will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, January 2, 2016. Church ministers will officiate. Visitation will be held on Friday, January 1, 2016 from 2-3 pm at the Eureka Apostolic Christian Home and also from 5-8 pm at Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka and also from 9-9:45 am on Saturday before the services at the church. Burial will be in the Roanoke Apostolic Christian Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Eureka Apostolic Christian Home. Online condolences may be sent to the family at


JAN 1. 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Eureka Apostolic Christian Nursing Home
Eureka, IL


JAN 1. 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM (CST)

Argo-Ruestman-Harris Eureka
508 South Main Street
Eureka, IL 61530-1316

Funeral service

JAN 2. 10:00 AM (CST)

Eureka Apostolic Christian Church

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