Velma Clyburn, age 91 of Defiance, Ohio, passed away on Sunday morning, August 23, 2020 at The Gardens of Paulding in Paulding, Ohio.
She was born on July 9, 1929 to the late Richard and Retha (Winright) Lang in Defiance, Ohio. She was a graduate of Defiance High School, and a member of St. Isdore Catholic Church. She worked at Zeller Corp. during high school and after high school. She then worked as an Inspector at Campbell's Soup Company in Napoleon for over 35 years until her retirement in 1994. She enjoyed knitting, crafts, bowling, fishing, being at the lake with her family, and spending time with her grandchildren.
Velma will be sadly missed by her daughter, Lynn (Gregory) Wonderly of Sherwood, OH, and her son, Ronald Clyburn of Defiance. She also leaves behind her nephew, Lee Showman, her grandchildren, Erik Clyburn, Ross (Casandra) Wonderly, and Kyle (Megan) Wonderly, and her great-grandchildren, Ethan and Ellie.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and her sister, Marlyn and Larry Showman.
Visitation will be held from 10:00 to 11:45 am on Friday, August 28, 2020 at Schaffer Funeral Home in Defiance. A private funeral service will be held for her family at the funeral home, with Fr, Jacob Gordon officiating. Burial will take place at Riverside Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to The Gardens of Paulding for the nurses and aides. Online condolences can be given at www.Schafferfh.com.
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