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December 05th, 2019

MEADE – Velva L. Berghaus, 87, died Friday, July 19, 2019 at the Lone Tree Retirement Center in Meade.

She was born July 11, 1932 to Roy and Myrtle (Pennington) Fisher in Dodge City.  

She married Jack Berghaus in 1951 in Meade. He survives.

She graduated from Meade High School in 1950. She later attended Kansas State University before completing cosmetology school in Dodge City.

She worked as a hairdresser for several years, and then became a homemaker and stay-at-home mom.

She was a member of the United Methodist Church.  

She enjoyed sewing, cooking, dining out, dancing, and spending time with her family and friends.

Survivors also include daughters, Becky Lathrop, Pratt, and Sandy Bachman, Colorado Springs; brother, Donald Fisher, Garden City; sister, Carol Burner, Redwood, Calif.; six grandchildren: Lindsey, Katie, Matthew, Ryan, Clint, and Valerie; and four great-grandchildren: Collin, Avery, Erica, and Brantley.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and brothers, Jimmy Fisher and Gene Fisher.

• Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at the United Methodist Church in Meade.  

Burial will follow the service at the Graceland Cemetery in Meade.

Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. today at Fidler-Orme-Bachman Mortuary in Meade, with the family present from 5 to 7 p.m.

Memorials are suggested to the Beam Senior Center in care of the funeral home.

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