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Velda P. Uffelman

Born October 10, 1920

Velda P. Uffelman, age 93, of Newark, DE passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 12, 2014, at the Newark Manor Nursing Home, where she was a resident.

Born in Wymore, NE on October 10, 1920, Mrs. Uffelman was the daughter of the late Roy Williams and Hazel Kyle Williams. She worked as an accountant and office manager in the Wilmington area for many years before retiring.

Mrs. Uffelman was a longtime member of the University of Delaware’s Women’s Club. In her leisure time, she enjoyed reading and traveling. A loving and devoted wife, mother, and grandmother, she will be dearly missed.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband Dr. Robert L. Uffelman, who passed away in 1989. Mrs. Uffelman is survived by her sons, William Uffelman and wife Jane of Ocean View, DE and Raymond Uffelman of Newark, DE; 6 grandchildren; and 7 great grandchildren.

Services and interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the University of Delaware College of Education Scholarship Fund c/o, the University of Delaware, Office of Development, 83 E. Main St., Newark, DE 19716.

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  • My deepest sympathy to all of us. She was one of a kind and I will miss her very much.

  • bill, sorry for your loss. Your mom was a great lady, and she certainly liked receiving flowers from you. beth and john mayer

  • Very sorry to hear of your family loss. I worked with Bob at the University of Delaware and spent time with your mother and Bob many, many times. Wonderful people that I will always remember. Nice to know that the grandchildren got a chance to know her – they would have loved Bob too!

  • Please accept my heartfelt sympathies. My heart goes out to the family. Death is something we will never get use to. In fact, God’s Word refers to death as an enemy. (1 Corinthians 15:26) Very soon our loving Heavenly Father, Jehovah God, will remove death once and for all and give us the opportunity to see our loved ones again here on the earth.

  • Ray and family,

    We are very sorry to learn of the loss of your mother and grandmother. Our family had some good times both with Velda and with Bob, two wonderful friends to the Mankins.

    Louisa and Lynn Mankin