Velma H. Maki |

Velma H. Maki


Gardnerville resident Velma H. Maki died Jan. 20, 2011. She was 89.

Born Sept. 1, 1921, in Waukegan, Ill., to Marin and Johanna Herel Hallas, she completed high school and married husband Walter E. Maki there.

She worked as a secretary for the Naval Criminal Investigative Service. She moved to Gardnerville 11 years ago from Waukegan.

She is preceded in death by her husband on July 21, 1989.

Mrs. Maki is survived by son Ronald W. (Linda) Maki of Pierre, S.D.; daughers Lorraine (William) Maki-Sherwood and Patricia K. Maki; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

FitzHenry’s Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.