Valeria L. Stockwell, age 90, died Monday, March 29, 2010, at Pratt Rehabilitation and Residence Center.  She was born Oct. 30, 1919, in Pratt, the daughter of Kenneth Carl and Ora Lee Comer Utz. Valeria was a florist  and a lifetime resident of Pratt. 


Valeria L. Stockwell, age 90, died Monday, March 29, 2010, at Pratt Rehabilitation and Residence Center.  She was born Oct. 30, 1919, in Pratt, the daughter of Kenneth Carl and Ora Lee Comer Utz. Valeria was a florist  and a lifetime resident of Pratt.  
She was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Pratt, past member of the Gray Ladies, BPW, Pilot Club, Pratt Garden Club, BPOE, Kiwanis, Knife and Fork, FTD, and Wichita Florist Association.
On Sept. 23, 1939, she married Ray M. Stockwell in Pratt. He preceded her in death on Feb. 12, 1987.
She is survived by her daughters and spouses, Sue and Harold Stultz of Hillsboro and Edith and Dave Griffin of Hutchinson; a son and spouse, Walt and Lissa Stockwell of Pratt; seven grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews, Ginger Bledsole, David Dunn, Douglas Flanagan, and Barbara Theurer.
She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Kathryn Dunn, Carol Lee Archer, Marion Flanagan, Mary Ellen Utz and a brother, Kenneth Charles Utz.
The funeral service is at 10 a.m. Friday at Larrison Mortuary with the Rev. Stan Hendershot presiding. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the mortuary. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to South Wind Hospice, or Pratt Rehabilitation and Residence Center in care of the mortuary, 300 Country Club Road, Pratt, KS 67124. Friends may leave condolences for the family at www.larrisonmortuary.com