Velva L. Hoch, age 81, of Huntington, passed away Sunday, July 21, 2019, at 6:58 am at Tipton Place, Huntington. She graduated from Liberty High School, earned her Bachelors degree from Purdue and her Masters degree from IU. She taught Home Economics, Health and Physical Education at Huntington North High School. She was a member of St. Peter Lutheran Church, Huntington. She was an accomplished seamstress and enjoyed the outdoors.
Velva was born July 21, 1938, in Oxford, Ohio, a daughter of Robert and Hazel (Lancaster) Green. On July 10, 1960 she married her beloved husband of 59 years, Rolland Hoch, in Liberty, Indiana. He survives in Huntington. Also surviving are 2 daughters; Judith Ann (Randy) Pillion of Frankfort, Indiana and Karen Yvonne (Bryan) Cox of Huntington, 4 grandchildren; Janelle Peters, Sarah Peters, Nathan Pillion and John Pillion, and 2 brothers; Norman (Phyllis) Green and Ivan (Beth) Green both of Florida. She was preceded in death by 2 brothers Robert Green and Kenneth Green.
Visitation will be held Saturday, July 27, from 2-4 & 6-8 pm at Deal-Rice Funeral Home- Huntington Chapel, and Sunday, July 28, from 1-2 pm at St. Peter Lutheran Church preceding the 2:00 pm funeral service. Reverend Tim Lorenz will officiate. Burial will follow in Pilgrims Rest Cemetery, Huntington.
Preferred memorials are to St. Peter Lutheran Church, c/o Deal-Rice Funeral Home, 338 E. Washington St., Huntington, IN 46750.
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