Velma Ervin Sander,75, of Bastrop, passed away Friday, November 9, 2018 after
a debilitating battle with Alzheimer’s.
Velma was born on May 4, 1943, in Bastrop, to Dallas and Lola Ree Ervin, Sr. She
graduated from Bastrop High School in May 1961 and soon married the love her
life, George H. Sander. The couple moved to Houston where they lived for the next
35 years. Velma worked for ITT Snyder for 20 years before retiring in 1998.
After the death of her husband G.H., Velma moved back to Bastrop where she
became involved in community activities like Ladies Coffee at First National Bank.
Preceding Velma in death were her parents Dallas Ervin, Sr. and Lola Ervin; her
husband G.H. Sander and her brother Charles C. Ervin, Sr. She is survived by her
brother Dallas Ervin, Jr. and his wife Janet, of Allen, as well as her sister Bessie Hurst
and her husband, Larry, of Bastrop. Velma will be dearly missed by her many nieces
The family extends a special thank you to Velma’s friends and neighbors for all their
assistance and support, as well as Argent Court, Dr. Lerma and Serenity Hospice for
their special care. Words simply can’t express our sincere gratitude.
Bessie, my thoughts are with you as we both lost our sisters within two weeks of each other. Sorry that I can't be there for you but thank you for being there for me at Isie's funeral two weeks ago. Ailene Bailey Kelley
Ailene Bailey KelleyHawkins, TX
Condolences to all of the family. She is happy and whole again with our father in heaven and with her family that has gone on before her, may she rest in peace.
Donna Nakunz JonesSmithville, TX
I can't remember when we were not friends. Together we attend BHS, and worshiped together. You always had a smile on your face. Although you married and moved away, when you returned it was just like you never let. Going to miss you at our monthly gathering. Gone but never forgotten.
Susan LockPleasanton, TX
Love to all the family. Feel for your loss. I just had knee replacement surgery and not able to be there. Will keep all in my prayers.
Bettie Miller DrakeOrange, TX
From your loving. Neice sandra we will miss u love u
Sandrs BehrensLagrange, TX
Our heartfelt sympathy is with your family, but I take comfort knowing that she is with the love of her life.
Bob and Sharon BoatrightBastrop, TX