Hundreds gather to honor San Bernardino victim Yvette Velasco

A week and a day after the massacre, Velasco's friends and family gathered Thursday for an outdoor funeral, at a spot on a hill chosen by her three older sisters and parents in remembrance of her love of nature.

  • https://a57.foxnews.com/static.foxnews.com/foxnews.com/content/uploads/2018/09/918/516/559197c1-AP_640509639330.jpg?ve=1&tl=1

    AP_640509639330

    A family blows a kiss at the casket of Yvette Velasco during a memorial service on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015 in Covina, Calif. Velasco died in a mass shooting in San Bernardino, Calif., on Wednesday, Dec. 2. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
  • https://a57.foxnews.com/static.foxnews.com/foxnews.com/content/uploads/2018/09/918/516/92f8ea2d-AP_247477498069.jpg?ve=1&tl=1

    AP_247477498069

    California Highway Patrol officers attend a memorial service for Yvette Velasco on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015, in Covina, Calif. Velasco died in a shooting in San Bernardino, Calif., on Dec. 2. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
  • https://a57.foxnews.com/static.foxnews.com/foxnews.com/content/uploads/2018/09/918/516/08ebfad4-AP_276444897114.jpg?ve=1&tl=1

    AP_276444897114

    The parents Yvette Velasco release a dove of during a memorial service on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015 in Covina, Calif. Velasco died in a mass shooting in San Bernardino, Calif., that killed 14 and injured 21 last Wednesday. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
  • https://a57.foxnews.com/static.foxnews.com/foxnews.com/content/uploads/2018/09/918/516/47a30b7f-AP_431575632505.jpg?ve=1&tl=1

    AP_431575632505

    The sisters of Yvette Velasco release doves of during a memorial service on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015 in Covina, Calif. Velasco died in a mass shooting in San Bernardino, Calif., that killed 14 and injured 21 last Wednesday. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
  • https://a57.foxnews.com/static.foxnews.com/foxnews.com/content/uploads/2018/09/918/516/df3406de-AP_751240275097.jpg?ve=1&tl=1

    AP_751240275097

    Friends of Yvette Velasco arrive for a memorial services on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015 in Covina, Calif. Velasco died in a mass shooting in San Bernardino, Calif. last Wednesday. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
  • https://a57.foxnews.com/static.foxnews.com/foxnews.com/content/uploads/2018/09/918/516/c732ba67-AP_475106816646.jpg?ve=1&tl=1

    AP_475106816646

    The sisters of Yvette Velasco release doves of during a memorial service on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015 in Covina, Calif. Velasco died in a mass shooting in San Bernardino, Calif., that killed 14 and injured 21 last Wednesday. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
  • https://a57.foxnews.com/static.foxnews.com/foxnews.com/content/uploads/2018/09/918/516/bd676916-AP_568269982632.jpg?ve=1&tl=1

    AP_568269982632

    Friends of Yvette Velasco arrive for a memorial services on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015 in Covina, Calif. Velasco died in a mass shooting in San Bernardino, Calif. last Wednesday. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
  • https://a57.foxnews.com/static.foxnews.com/foxnews.com/content/uploads/2018/09/918/516/b69acb04-AP_77163162619.jpg?ve=1&tl=1

    AP_77163162619

    Flowers are delivered for a memorial service for Yvette Velasco, 27, on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015 in Covina, Calif. Velasco died in a mass shooting in San Bernardino, Calif., last Wednesday. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
  • https://a57.foxnews.com/static.foxnews.com/foxnews.com/content/uploads/2018/09/918/516/625e670b-AP_584069463678.jpg?ve=1&tl=1

    AP_584069463678

    Family and the casket carrying Yvette Velasco arrive at a memorial service on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015 in Covina, Calif. Velasco died in a mass shooting in San Bernardino, Calif., that killed 14 and injured 21 last Wednesday. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
  • https://a57.foxnews.com/static.foxnews.com/foxnews.com/content/uploads/2018/09/918/516/e1d87d6b-AP_861964784136.jpg?ve=1&tl=1

    AP_861964784136

    The parents Yvette Velasco release a dove of during a memorial service on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015 in Covina, Calif. Velasco died in a mass shooting in San Bernardino, Calif., that killed 14 and injured 21 last Wednesday. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
  • https://a57.foxnews.com/static.foxnews.com/foxnews.com/content/uploads/2018/09/918/516/7f694d7c-AP_983497693622.jpg?ve=1&tl=1

    AP_983497693622

    The sisters of Yvette Velasco release doves of during a memorial service on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015 in Covina, Calif. Velasco died in a mass shooting in San Bernardino, Calif., that killed 14 and injured 21 last Wednesday. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
  • https://a57.foxnews.com/static.foxnews.com/foxnews.com/content/uploads/2018/09/918/516/de018e9e-AP_258099575142.jpg?ve=1&tl=1

    AP_258099575142

    The parents Yvette Velasco release a dove during a memorial service, Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015 in Covina, Calif. Velasco died in a mass shooting in San Bernardino, Calif., on Wednesday, Dec. 2. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
  • https://a57.foxnews.com/static.foxnews.com/foxnews.com/content/uploads/2018/09/918/516/a6b4acc6-AP_77872418335.jpg?ve=1&tl=1

    AP_77872418335

    Pallbearers carry the casket of Yvette Velasco as they arrive at a memorial service, Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015 in Covina, Calif. Velasco died in a mass shooting in San Bernardino, Calif., on Wednesday, Dec. 2. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
  • https://a57.foxnews.com/static.foxnews.com/foxnews.com/content/uploads/2018/09/918/516/e7c01728-AP_764192133178.jpg?ve=1&tl=1

    AP_764192133178

    Family members hug near the casket of Yvette Velasco during a memorial service, Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015 in Covina, Calif. Velasco died in a mass shooting in San Bernardino, Calif., on Wednesday, Dec. 2. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
  • https://a57.foxnews.com/static.foxnews.com/foxnews.com/content/uploads/2018/09/918/516/670156f0-AP_969638871670.jpg?ve=1&tl=1

    AP_969638871670

    The casket carrying Yvette Velasco arrives at a memorial service on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015 in Covina, Calif. Velasco died in a mass shooting in San Bernardino, Calif., that killed 14 and injured 21 last Wednesday. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
  • https://a57.foxnews.com/static.foxnews.com/foxnews.com/content/uploads/2018/09/918/516/185369d1-AP_225436723811.jpg?ve=1&tl=1

    AP_225436723811

    Petra Velasco, an employee at the Inland Regional Center, walks to the parking lot to retrieve her car on Monday, Dec. 7, 2015 in San Bernardino, Calif. Thousands of employees of San Bernardino County are preparing to return to work Monday, five days after a county restaurant inspector and his wife opened fire on a gathering of his co-workers, killing 14 people and wounding 21. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
  • https://a57.foxnews.com/static.foxnews.com/foxnews.com/content/uploads/2018/09/918/516/AP_381543465242.jpg?ve=1&tl=1

    AP_381543465242

    Family and the casket carrying Yvette Velasco arrive at a memorial service on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015 in Covina, Calif. Velasco died in a mass shooting in San Bernardino, Calif., that killed 14 and injured 21 last Wednesday. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
  • https://a57.foxnews.com/static.foxnews.com/foxnews.com/content/uploads/2018/09/918/516/AP_632581208521.jpg?ve=1&tl=1

    AP_632581208521

    Family members carrying the casket of Yvette Velasco arrive at a memorial service on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015 in Covina, Calif. Velasco died in a mass shooting in San Bernardino, Calif., that killed 14 on Dec. 2. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
  • https://a57.foxnews.com/static.foxnews.com/foxnews.com/content/uploads/2018/09/918/516/7ed39d41-AP_848537510919.jpg?ve=1&tl=1

    AP_848537510919

    The sisters of Yvette Velasco pay their respects at a memorial service on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015 in Covina, Calif. Velasco died in a mass shooting in San Bernardino, Calif., that killed 14 and injured 21 last Wednesday. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
  • https://a57.foxnews.com/static.foxnews.com/foxnews.com/content/uploads/2018/09/918/516/AP_812465135221.jpg?ve=1&tl=1

    AP_812465135221

    A hearse carrying Yvette Velasco arrives at a memorial service Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015 in Covina, Calif. Velasco died in a mass shooting in San Bernardino, Calif., that killed 14 on Dec. 2. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
  • https://a57.foxnews.com/static.foxnews.com/foxnews.com/content/uploads/2018/09/918/516/AP_37267757109.jpg?ve=1&tl=1

    AP_37267757109

    The parents Yvette Velasco hug during a memorial service on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015 in Covina, Calif. Velasco died in a mass shooting in San Bernardino, Calif., that killed 14 and injured 21 last Wednesday. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
  • https://a57.foxnews.com/static.foxnews.com/foxnews.com/content/uploads/2018/09/918/516/AP_281603251491.jpg?ve=1&tl=1

    AP_281603251491

    Friends of Yvette Velasco embrace as they arrive for a memorial services, Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015 in Covina, Calif. Velasco died in a mass shooting Wednesday, Dec. 2, in San Bernardino, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
  • https://a57.foxnews.com/static.foxnews.com/foxnews.com/content/uploads/2018/09/918/516/AP_763931539934.jpg?ve=1&tl=1

    AP_763931539934

    Flowers are delivered for a memorial service for Yvette Velasco, 27, on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015 in Covina, Calif. Velasco died in a mass shooting Wednesday, Dec. 2, in San Bernardino, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
  • https://a57.foxnews.com/static.foxnews.com/foxnews.com/content/uploads/2018/09/918/516/AP_111253610593.jpg?ve=1&tl=1

    AP_111253610593

    Family members place flowers on the casket of Yvette Velasco at a memorial service on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015 in Covina, Calif. Velasco died in a mass shooting in San Bernardino, Calif., that killed 14 and injured 21 last Wednesday. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Image 1 of 23