Velma Mae Hicks Zeilenga, 80, of Paducah, died at 12:49 a.m. Friday, June 21, 2013, at Baptist Health Paducah.
She was a retired payroll supervisor with School District No. 59 of Arlington Heights, Ill., and a member and past manager and treasurer of Elk Grove Credit Union in Arlington Heights. She was a member of Bellview Baptist Church in Paducah.
She is survived by three daughters, Donna Marie Zuffrano of Countryside, Ill., Jaymie Lynn Platz of Bay, Ark., and Roberta Sue Chappelear Szyc of Lone Oak; two stepsons, Donald G. Zeilenga of Naperville, Ill., and Wayne A. Zeilenga of Calais, Vt.; one sister, Thelma Marie Emerick of Long Beach, Calif.; six grandchildren; five stepgrandchildren; six great-grandchildren, and several stepgreat-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, William Duane Fancher, James William Moutray, Robert Chappelear, and Jack Zeilenga. Her parents were George Franklin Hicks and Flossie Turner Hicks.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 23, 2013, at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah with the Revs. Mike Nolen and Larry Davidson officiating. Visitation will begin at noon Sunday at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah. Burial will be Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at Glen Oak Cemetery in Hillside, Ill.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Bellview Baptist Church, 4875 Old Mayfield Road, Paducah, KY 42003.