Velma Moorhead

Velma Moorhead


Velma Moorhead, 89, passed away April 28, 2020 in Scottsdale, AZ.  She was born September 12, 1930 in Clermont, IA to Alphie and Myrtle (Lien) Thorson. Velma married Eugene Moorhead in 1952 and lived in Davenport until they moved in 1963 to Phoenix, AZ with their three children.  

Velma worked for Triangle Furniture Warehouse for 30 years rising to Office Manager before retiring.  She will be remembered as loving, kind, caring and devoted to family.  She remained close to her family and friends in Iowa and returned to visit over the years.  

Velma was predeceased by her baby Lenny Dean Moorhead, her husband Eugene, her parents, her sister Minerva Bacon, and her brother Eugene Thorson. 

She is survived by her brother Charles Thorson, her daughters Deborah Moorhead (Joe Juarez) of Scottsdale, AZ, Cynthia Moorhead of Yuma, AZ, son Steven Moorhead of Onalaska, WI;  grandchildren Eric Juarez, and Ian, Kathryn and Emma Moorhead.

Memorial will be scheduled at a future date.

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