Velma Fae Duffy Rowland
Velma was born to Philip and Mary Duffy in Fairplay, Colorado. Velma married Fred Rowland on 08/29/1947 and they recently celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary.
Velma is survived by her husband and children, Terry (Bob) Peckham and Colette (Rod) Barksdale and brother, Alvin LeRoy Duffy and many nieces and nephews.
Velma has five grandchildren, Robin and Richard Peckham, Alan and Greg McClain, Mike Barksdale. Velma has nine great-grandchildren, Alaina and Asher Peckham, Camille, Alex, Sumner and Madeleine McClain, and Jaren Peckham, Bryson and Cameron McClain. Preceding her in death was her infant son Fred, parents, brothers and sisters, Frank, Walter, Phillip, Margaret, Marie, and Maxine.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday September 17, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at the Farnum Holt Funeral Home Chapel in Glenwood Springs. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Elks BPOE 2286 perpetual scholarship fund in Velma’s name to P.O Box 57 in Glenwood Springs, CO 81602.
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