Mary Louise (Roane) Veltmann passed away on December 6, 2013 in Kerrville at the age of 83. She was born on January 23, 1930 in Houston, TX. She is survived by her husband, C.C. Veltmann of Kerrville; daughter, Valerie Chapman of Montrose, CO and family; sons, Clyde Veltmann of Midland and family; and Craige Veltmann of Albuquerque, NM and family. After raising her daughter and sons, she began a teaching career at Gary Job Corps in San Marcos, TX where she was known as the “little reading lady”. Her teaching career continued in Brackettville, TX as a special education teacher for 27 years. Mary Louise was a devoted wife and mother for over 64 years. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 1:00 PM at Church of the Ascension in Montell with burial to follow in Montell Cemetery. Rev. Don Lee will be assisted by Rev. Tom Murray. Pallbearers will be Freddie Wong; Billy Jacob; Clint Chapman; Tim Ward; Allen Mumme; Mike Wiseman; June Smith; Rebecca Smith; Carol Reynolds; Sharon Hubble; Patty Jacob; Sherry Ward; Valerie Stinett; and Patty Wong. Honorary pallbearer will be George Carroll. Memorial donations may be made to Church of the Ascension in Montell.