Velma Teresa Ulferts, 60

Velma Teresa Ulferts, 60 of Grundy Center, Iowa, passed away at her home in Grundy Center on Friday, August 11, 2017. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at the Engelkes-Abels Funeral Home in Grundy Center from 10:00 a.m. until time of funeral service at 11:00 a.m. Burial will be private at Rose Hill Cemetery at a later date. Memorials may be directed to the American Diabetes Association. Online condolences may be made at

Velma is survived by her husband Gerry Ulferts of Grundy Center; her step-children Trent, Trae and Tate; siblings Ruth Ann (Ray) Wilson of Grundy Center, Gerald (Kathi) Sternhagen of Grundy Center; Joan Sternhagen of Waterloo, Elaine (Mike) Costello of Waterloo, Joe (LaVonne) Sternhagen of Grundy Center, Donna Fowler of Grundy Center, Linda (Bill) Harrington of Des Moines, Roger (Jean) Sternhagen of Grundy Center, Barbara Eiklenborg of Marshalltown, Debbie (Mike) Schmidt of Marshalltown; sister-in-law Ronda Sternhagen of Holland; many nieces and nephews; and her very best friend Randi Hoffman of Grundy Center.