August 10, 2023
Velda Lee (Cheney) Barlow passed away on April 28, 2023 in Sterling at the age of 81.
She was born on Aug. 5, 1941 in Sterling, the daughter of Harold and Minnie Cheney of Haxtun. With a twinkle in her eye, Velda was a force to be reckoned with. She worked hard and played even harder. Her creative flair filled the stage of life and her performances were legendary. When it came to facing challenges, Velda always persevered with a fun-loving soul that could light up a room. She had a sharp mind and independent spirit, always approaching life with strength and determination. She was a...