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Velma M. Bobrick

Published January 23,2018

Obituary's Biography:

Velma M. Bobrick, 80, a long time resident of Wildwood passed away on Saturday, January 20, 2018 in Waukegan, IL. Velma was born on April 27, 1937 to Mabel Hoffmeyer in Palatine, Illinois. Velma was a member of Warren Township Senior Center where she loved to play bingo and socialize. Velma also loved to knit in her spare time, her famous knitted slippers were given to many friends and family throughout her years. She made a lasting impression on everyone she met, with her kind yet spunky personality. Velma religiously made sure the children of Woodland Schools were safely driven to and from school everyday as she was a school bus driver for 33 years. Velma is survived by her sisters Ethel (Darwin) Hallenbeck and Linda (Larry) Fox, her children William (Charla) Bobrick, Debra Hall and Kenneth (Susan) Bobrick, her grandchildren Jennifer (Robert) Kniskern, Kimberly (Benjamin) Davis, Adam Petlak, Brandi (David) Marienau, 2 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents. A memorial visitation and service will be held on Friday, January 26, 2018 from 4:00pm until 8:00pm with the service commencing at 8:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematoriam, 410 E. Belvidere Rd, Grayslake, IL 60030. For more information please call (847)223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org.

6 replies on “Velma M. Bobrick”

  1. Deb Hall – I was sad to read of your mom’s passing. Velma was a rock school bus driver and I have many fond and funny memories of her teaching me to drive a bus. My condolences to you and your family. Sorry I am not in the area to attend the service. God’s peace be with you!

  2. I am so sorry. I know how broken-hearted everyone is. I’m sitting here crying with all the memories and the losses. I always adored herr, looked up to her and respected her. I know they are all looking down on us with love.

  3. You have our prayers and sympathy. We wish we could be there but we are sending Kim and Penni to represent our family. Love all of you!

  4. I always looked forward to the crazy food contest , that we did at family get togetherd will sure miss her .

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