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Barbara A. Velez Print E-mail

Barbara A. Velez (nee Lotman), 75 years old of North Ridgeville, Ohio passed away at University Hospital's Elyria Medical Center on Friday, March 3, 2017. Barbara was born in Greensburg, Pennsylvania on August 14, 1941 and she moved to the area from Ocala, Florida 2 1/2 years ago.

She is survived by two daughters, Mary Jane Velez of Cleveland and Juanita (David Kothe) Velez of Eaton Township; and one son Jose (Penny) Velez of Owenton, Kentucky. Also surviving are grandchildren, Hayley Klingensmith (Dustin), Michael Tancak (Kaylee), Jessie Kothe (Bree), Edward Tancak (Emily), Dinorah Figueroa, Richard Figueroa, Amber Shultz, Madisyn Velez, Paula Rivera, Nathan Rivera, Sable Rivera, Rob Cooper, Mary Ester Velez; and numerous adopted grandchildren. Sixteen great grandchildren also survive.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Geronimo Velez; a son Robert Lotman; a grandson, David Kothe, Jr.; and her parents, Robert H. and Alice (nee Riser) Lotman.

Friends will be received at the Reichlin Roberts funeral Home, 327 Cleveland Street, Elyria, Ohio on Friday, March 10, 2017 from 4:00 P.M. until the time of services at 7:30 P.M. with Noel Hock, Pastor of The First Baptist Church of LaGrange, Ohio, officiating.

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Jamie, Lindsey,Lauren,Gre
sent Friday, 10 March 2017 17:35
Juanita,love you always
amber boggs
sent Monday, 06 March 2017 12:29
Louella Silvy , Ed Lotmon , Lewis & Thelma Lotmon, so sorry to hear about your sisters passing ,she was well loved by you all, may God be with your family at your time of need give u straight and comfort.
Greg & Kathy Scott
sent Sunday, 05 March 2017 16:48
I know this must be a very difficult and demanding time for you all. We are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers. If there is anything we can do please let us know.
Robin Sayre
sent Sunday, 05 March 2017 13:06
Jose' and Penny I'm so sorry for your loss. Prayers with you and the family. May she forever rest in paradise. God bless . Love you all.
April Wynn
sent Sunday, 05 March 2017 12:34
Aunt Barb had a heart of gold and will be missed by many. Gary and I will keep you all in our prayers. May you find peace and comfort as she goes home to be with Uncle Gerry again. With much love, Gary, April and family
Crystal Preston and Brian
sent Sunday, 05 March 2017 10:58
We want to say how truly sorry we are for your loss, Mom was a great person with a heart of gold, she loved her family and friends and she is going to missed greatly. I will keep you all in my prayers and thoughts.
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