Noreen Rae Velfling

BOARDMAN TWP. — Noreen Rae Velfling, 62, of South Boardman, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, at her home.

She was born on Nov. 30, 1952, in Reed City, the daughter of the late Ercil and Helen (Baker) Pritchard. Noreen married Rudy Velfling on Oct. 16, 1971, in Evart. They have been residents of South Boardman since 1983, moving from Cadillac. Noreen loved life, traveling and her grandchildren. She was a do-it-yourself addict before it became popular.

Surviving Noreen are her husband, Rudy, of 43 years; her sons, Jeff (Darci) Velfling, of South Boardman, and Justin (Katrina) Velcole, of Janesville, Wisc.; her grandchildren, Reese and Ciaran Velfling; her siblings, Sharleen Heathman, of South Boardman, Marleen (Larry) Selby, of Lake Orion, Phil (Mary) Pritchard, of Evart, Bill (Mary Ann) Pritchard, of Barryton, Gib Pritchard, of Kalkaska, and Gail (Lynn) Pitchard, of Branden, Fla.; and many nieces and nephews.

Noreen was preceded in death by her grandson, Logan Velfling.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, at the Kalkaska Church of Christ, with visitation beginning one hour prior to the service. Jeff Badgero will be officiating. Burial will be at Boardman Township Cemetery.

Condolences can be left online for the family at Arrangements were made by Wolfe-O’Neill Funeral Home.