Velma Georgia (Newcomb) Brinckerhoff

Velma and Gilbert Brinckerhoff, 1978
Velma and Gilbert Brinckerhoff, 1978

(November 26, 1915 - June 6, 2001)


The Lusk Herald
June 13, 2001


Velma Brinckerhoff

Velma Georgia Brinckerhoff, 85, of Cheyenne, WY, died Wednesday, June 6, 2001, at Cheyenne Healthcare Center. She was born November 26, 1915 in Otis, Colorado and lived there for 1 ½ years.

Mrs. Brinckerhoff was a member of Lusk Baptist Church, homemakers Clubs and was a 4-H leader for 45 years.

She is survived by two daughters, Betty Jean Garcia of Englewood, CO, and Diana McGrew of Denver, Co; five brothers, Carl Newcomb of Mokena, IL, Andy Newcomb of Lusk, WY, Earl Newcomb of Rifle, CO, Dean Newcomb of John Day, Oregon, and Albert Newcomb of Waterville, WA; eight grandchildren, fifteen great grandchildren and numerous nephews and nieces.

She was preceded in death by two husbands, Lester Sawyer and Gilbert Brinckerhoff, a son Richard, her parents Clyde and Mary Newcomb, two brothers and two sisters.

Cremation has taken place at Cheyenne Memorial Gardens under the direction of Wiederspahn-Radomsky Chapel of the Chimes.

Memorial services will be held on June 24, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Lusk, Wyo.








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