Ted Veeder Obituary

Ted R. Veeder
Ted R. Veeder

February 26, 1925 - July 14, 2008
Born in Mason City, IA
Resided in West Des Moines, IA

Obituary

Ted Robert Veeder, 83, formerly of Mason City, IA, passed from this life on Sunday, July 13, 2008 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa. According to Ted's wishes, cremation rites have been accorded. Private family memorial services will be held this week and private committal services will take place at a later date.

Ted was born on February 26, 1925 in Mason City, Iowa to Ted R. and Virginia I. Murray Veeder. He was a 1943 graduate of Mason City High School. Ted enlisted in the former Navy Air Corps V5 program and served during World War II. He attended Mason City Community College and Iowa State University.

On October 9, 1949, Ted married Mary Lou Hall in Mason City. He was employed as an engineer with E. M. Duesenberg, Inc. in Clear Lake, IA for nearly 30 years.

He is survived and lovingly remembered by his wife of nearly 59 years, Mary Lou Veeder; five children, David (Janet) Veeder, Gary (Barbara) Veeder, Vicki (Tom Vinci) Veeder, Tom (Debra) Veeder and Laura (Jim) Dickinson; two sisters, Marie Thomas and Glenda Amen; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Ted was preceded in death by his parents and one granddaughter.

In lieu of flowers, the family has respectfully requested that any memorial contributions be made to either the West Des Moines Public Library or a charity of the Donor's choice.

ARRANGEMENTS BY ILES FUNERAL HOMES ~ WESTOVER CHAPEL.

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West Des Moines Public Library
4000 Mills Civic Parkway
West Des Moines, IA 50265