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Velma B. Yarber Schnittker

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Velma B. Yarberry Schnittker, 97, died Monday at South Wind Hospice Home in Pratt.  She was born in Pratt County on Nov. 15, 1913, the daughter of Bessie (Marteney) and Gene Oller. She grew up in a large family of 12 brothers and sisters. She married Lester Yarberry on Easter Sunday, April 1, 1934.  He passed away on Oct. 23, 1966 after 32 years of marriage.  Velma and Lester lived on 3 different farms around the Cunningham- area and raised their three daughters, Betty, Belva, and Linda.

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