Velma I. Nester Baer, 98, of Wooster passed away Monday, September 25, 2023 at West View Healthy Living.
She was born on January 19, 1925 in Morgantown, WV the daughter of Julius Levi and Maude Bishop. Velma married Woodrow Nester, he preceded her in death in 1978. Her 2nd husband was Wilmer Baer, he preceded her in death in 2003.
Velma was a homemaker. She enjoyed playing bridge, dancing and was an avid golfer in her younger days with a hole in one in 1977.
She is survived by her sons Bob (Sally) Nester and Rodney (Leslie) Nester both of Wooster, daughter Carol (Tom) Banach of Wooster; 7 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husbands, she was preceded in death by 2 brothers and a sister.
In lieu flowers contributions can be made to a charity of your choice.
Funeral service will be held Thursday, September 28, 2023 at 11:00 AM at McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster with pastor Eric Fairhurst. Burial will be in Sherwood Memorial Gardens.
Friends will be received 1 hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Online condolence maybe left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com