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Bluemmel, Velma Marie
MAIDEN NAME: Hinman AKA 1: Baca AKA 2: Dart AKA 3: 
BORN: 4 July 1930 DIED: 21 Nov 1986 BURIED:  ~ Womer Cemetery
BIRTH PLACE:  Independence, Kansas
DEATH PLACE: Salem, Marion Co, Oregon

Marriage of Parents – Reuben Hinman (35y) & Sylvia Payne (26y), both of Independence, Montgomery co, Kansas, md 25 June 1928, Nowata co, Oklahoma

1940 KS CENSUS – Velma Marie Hinman (9y, b Kansas) enumerated with parents Reuben A. (45y, b Missouri, occupation laborer) and Sylvia (37y, b Kansas); family was living isame place in 1935; also with family was Martha Ellen Payne [niece of Reuben] (3y, b Kansas)

1st MARRIAGE – Joe H. Baca (18y, b Arizona, son of Frid Baca & Aurelia Ortega) and Velma M. Hinman (18y, b Kansas, dau of Ruben Hinman & Sylvia Payne), both of Lebanon, Linn co, Oregon, md 19 July 1948, Vancouver, Clark co, Washington

2nd MARRIAGE – Rex Dart & Velma Baca md 6 Jan 1951, Linn co, Oregon

DIVORCE – Rex Dart & Velma Hinman divorced 27 May 1965, Marion co, Oregon

3rd MARRIAGE – Robert Michael Bluemmel (43y, b Dresden, Germany) and Velma Marie Dart (43y, b Independence, Kansas), both of King co, Washington, md 23 Mar 1973, King co, Washington

DIVORCE – Robert M. Bluemmel & Velma M. Bluemmel divorced 30 Sept 1981, Snohomish co, Washington


OSBH DC (1986 Marion co) #86-20638


Velma M. Bluemmel, 56, of Turner, died Nov 21 at Salem Memorial Hospital. She was born in Independence, Kan, the daughter of Rueben A. and Sylvia Payne Hinman on July 4, 1930. In 1945 she moved to Lebanon and graduated from Lebanon Union High School in 1948. She was chosen as the May Day Queen in 1948. She also lived in Washington for many years. In Everett, Wash, she managed a prescription optical firm for about 10 years. In January of 1986 she moved to Turner. Mrs Bluemmel attended Pedee Evangelical Church of North America in Pedee. Surviving are her father, Rueben A. Hinman of Salem; a son, Roger Baca of Salem; four daughters, Linda Pelky of Dallas, Debra Bouchie of Turner, Sue Young of Romona, Calif, Beverly Quarels of Salem; and stepchildren, Robin, Michael, John, Beth, Rick and Jeff, all of the Portland area, along with 17 grandchildren. Services were Nov 23 in Pedee Evangelical Church of North America, with interment in the Womer Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be sent to the Pedee Church at 12995 Kings Valley Highway, Monmouth, Ore 97361.

Itemizer Observer, Wednesday, November 26, 1986, 5B


Velma M. Bluemmel

July 4    Nov 21

1930      1986



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1940 KS CENSUS (Montgomery co, Independence, ED 63-31A, sheet 6B)

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IO, 26 Nov 1986, 5B


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