Velma Lee Leubert, 84, a Kingsville resident, formerly of Cuero, passed away on Friday, Aug. 23, 2013.
She was born on Oct. 3, 1928 to Edo and Martha Hoepken in Yorktown.
Velma attended Cuero High School. She was a member of Kleberg County Ladies Golf Association. She retired from the Kleberg County Tax Office. She loved her family, lifelong friend, Hallie Forke, her coffee group, golf friends and in the past she was an avid golfer and of course, she enjoyed shopping.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, John David “Buddy” Leubert; and son, David Wayne Leubert.
Velma is survived by her son, Douglas (Susan) Leubert; daughter, Dianne (Roy Medina) Leubert; grandson, Jason (Christina) Leubert, two granddaughters; Amber (Donnie) Perrigue, Erin Leubert; step-granddaughter, Theresa Medina; great granddaughters, Madison Perrigue, Makenna Perrigue and Annabella Medina; brother, Alton (Janie) Hoepken; sister, Dorothy Hester, sister-in-law, Alva (Clarence) Arndt.
Family received friends from 5-7 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 26. A funeral service was held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 27 at Turcotte-Piper Mortuary. Burial followed at Chamberlain Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Animal Rescue Kleberg, 225 E. Henrietta Avenue, Kingsville, TX 78363, The Food Bank of Corpus Christi, 826 Krill St., Corpus Christi, TX 78408, or to the charity of one’s choice.
Arrangements are entrusted to Turcotte-Piper Mortuary, 205 General Cavazos Blvd., Kingsville, TX 78363.