Cover photo for Velma Wardal's Obituary
Velma Wardal Profile Photo

Velma Wardal

July 11, 1933 — July 27, 2021

Port Isabel, Texas

Velma Wardal

PORT ISABEL, TX. – Velma Mae Splittstoesser Wardal passed away at home Tuesday, July 27th, 2021. Born July 11, 1933, she had recently attained 88 years.

Velma was born in the small community of Claremont, Minnesota and became a teacher. Married to Richard Duane Wardal April 10, 1954, they celebrated their Golden (50th) Wedding Anniversary before he passed away in January 2007. Velma and Richard owned and ran Sea Garden Park in Laguna Heights from 1978. Velma ran the Park on her own until last year, when she finally retired to a house she loved on North Shore Drive in Port Isabel.

Cremation arrangements are through Darling-Mouser Funeral Home in Brownsville. The memorial service will be announced at a later date.

Memories of Velma may be shared at

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Velma Wardal, please visit our flower store.

Past Services

Pending Services

Darling-Mouser Funeral Home


Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 0

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree