• Velma Ilene Camp

    19 Dec 2018

  • Sedan – Velma Ilene Camp, 87, of Wichita, passed away on Wednesday, December 19, 2018.  She was born to George and Viola Watson on June 13, 1931 at home on a farm one mile west of Sedan, KS.  She attended school in Sedan and Moline, and graduated from Moline in 1949.

    She married Leo Camp on August 23, 1949 at the Methodist Church in Sedan.  They made their home in Belknap in Chautauqua County where they farmed, raised cattle and hogs, and had a feed business. Ilene was active in the community church, 4-H, EHU, and other neighborhood organizations.

    Ilene is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Leo, and one son Mitchell.  Survivors include one sister, Myrna and Bill Shanks of Mounds, Oklahoma; her son, Steven Camp and Deb, her daughter, Jolene Olson Camp, both of Wichita.  Grandchildren, Ben Camp and Tera of Augusta, Shelby Camp, and Taylor Camp of Wichita. Great grandchildren, Caleb Camp and Colton Camp of Augusta, and Sophia Camp of Wichita.

    Services will be held on Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Sedan, KS, with Chaplin Steve Ward presiding.  Arrangements will be handled by Dickens Family Funeral Home, 209 N Douglas, Sedan, Kansas.  Burial will be at the Belknap Cemetery.

    In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice.