Velma Hennig, lovingly known as Shorty, 92, of Victoria, Texas passed away Friday, Feb. 14, 2020. She was born Oct. 31, 1927 in DeWitt County to the late Johnnie and Ida Schneider Striedel.
Velma was a member of First English Lutheran Church. She was a retired banker. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, and enjoyed nature watching, and the sound of rain. She was very dear to her family and friends, and will be missed by all who knew her.
She is survived by her son Michael Hennig of Victoria, Texas daughter Lori Leinart and husband Chris of Dover, New Hampshire, and grandchildren Chase Leinart of Dover, New Hampshire, and Casey Leinart and husband Jarek Thies of Bastrop, Texas.
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Ed Hennig.
Visitation will be 10-11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, at First English Lutheran Church in Victoria. Funeral service will follow at 11 a.m., with a reception following at the church fellowship hall. Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Thursday Feb. 20, at St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery in Yorktown.
Serving as pallbearers C.J. Hennig, Calvin Taylor, Ray Lingo, Ray Alex, Chris Leinart and Chase Leinart.
You are invited to sign the online guest book at www.masseyfh.com.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be given to First English Lutheran Church.
Arrangements by Massey Funeral Home, Yorktown, Texas 361-564-2900.