Class of 1940
1940 Graduation EditionPerry Daily Journal
Velma Jean Robison
– daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Mathews, is 17 years old and lives at 622 Grove street. She was born November 14, 1922, in Springfield, Missouri. In addition to the Perry school she has attended school at District 80 and District 81.
She belongs to the Journalism and Home Ec clubs in the high school and has received awards for perfect attendance two years. She was art editor for the Journalism club. Her hobbies are collecting pictures, sewing, and cooking.
Next year she plans to attend college, taking a course in education for a teaching profession. Just which college she will attend, she has not decided.
During her high school years, she was a member of the National Honor Society.
Velma E. “Jean” (Robison) Kildow
November 14, 1922 – February 12, 1992
Velma E. “Jean” Kildow, 70, of Wichita, Kansas, died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 1992.
She worked as a Wal-Mart Fast plant caretaker and retired as the Wichita State University honors department secretary.
Survivors include her husband, Orville S.; son, Gary L. of Pickerington, Ohio; daughter, Pat A. Smith of Broken Arrow, Okla.; brothers, John Robison of Prairie, Okla., Cecil Robison of Ponca City, Okla., Wayne Adams of Yale, Okla.; sisters, Treva Loveless of Perry, Okla., Ester Van Noy, Lois Speakman, both of Ponca City, Okla.; three grandchildren.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Central Christian Church, Wichita, Kansas. A memorial fund has been established with Central Christian Church.