Velma L. Deyoe, 86, passed away on September 18, 2012 in Lakewood, Colo. She was born to William and Inez (Griffin) Paul Aug. 23, 1926 on Sunset Valley Ranch north of Weskan, Kan.
After graduating from Weskan High School in 1944, she attended Fort Hays State University, where she earned her B.A. in English in 1948. Her first job out of college was teaching English in Plainville Kansas, but for most of her life, she was a Health Information Manager, working at Dodge City Medical Center, Southwest Clinic, and later at Estes Park, Colo.
Deyoe married Fred Merlin Deyoe on June 2, 1947. They raised four children together in Dodge City.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Oct. 11, 2012 at Coldwater United Methodist Church.