Venita Rae Waitman, who lived in Redlands for 64 years, died on June 7, 2019. She was 79.
Born Aug. 1, 1939 in Spring Valley, Wisconsin, she later moved to St. Paul, Minnesota for 14 years before moving to Redlands in 1955.
After earning an associates degree in arts, Waitman worked for Redlands Unified School District, Lange and Runkle Chevrolet, Redlands Community Hospital, University of Redlands and she retired from San Bernardino County Probation Office.
She was a devoted member of First Lutheran Church in Redlands.
Cortner Chapel in Redlands coordinated services earlier this week.