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Monday, July 21, 2003

Velda Rose Nees, 82, of Cloverdale, Ind., died Friday, July 18, 2003, at The Waters, Greencastle, Ind.

Born May 19, 1921, in Putnam County, Ind., she was the daughter of Cyrus Herbert and Rosa Florence Jordan Ray.

She married D. Robert Nees on March 28, 1942, and was a housewife.

Memberships included Amity Baptist Church, Cloverdale, Ind., Dine and Chat Club and various home economic and craft clubs.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a step-mother, Myrtle Ethel Arnold Ray; a son, Ronald Robert Nees; a brother, Cedric Ray; a step-sister, Marie Jordan; two step-brothers, James Arnold and Earl Herbert Arnold, and a grandson, Kyle Scott Shadwick.

Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Joyce Shadwick and husband Scott, Plainfield, Ind.; a son, John M. Nees and wife Sandy of Cloverdale, Ind.,; nine grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. in Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale, with the Rev. Don Lincicomb and the Rev. Tim Tesmer officiating. Burial will be in Cloverdale Cemetery. Friends may call today from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home.