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Rowan E. and Nellie (Goolsby) Veal, Alvin
In 1909 James McDonald "Jim" and Olive Ann Veal Workman moved to Yuma County.
1938 Greeley, Colorado "Mr. and Mrs. William Veal and family left Monday for California to make their home. They are driving thru in a car. Mr. Veal has been employed by J. W. Purvis. "
William M. Veal 1885-1969 is buried in Loveland # 155277455, with Myrtle 1887-1968.
Carl would be a nephew of Rowan
"Carl Lawrence Veal, son of William M. and Myrtle Veal, was born August 27, 1911, at Stella, Nebraska.He departed this life March 23, 1968, at the age of 56 years.In the year of 1930 Carl came with his mother and father to a ranch west of Parks, Nebraska, where they were employed.On December 3, 1933, he was united in marriage to Erma A. Hardwick at the home of her parents.Two sons and a daughter came to bless their home. They were engaged in farming in Dundy county until the year of 1957.In June of 1967 he began working at the Dundy County Processors with his wife and son, Stanley.In October of that year he was stricken with the illness that proved fatal.In 1928 he was graduated from high school at Stella, Nebraska, where he was also a member of the Community Church of Stella.He was a member of the Masonic Order, Justice Lodge No. 180, AF&AM in Benkelman.
Carl's great love of hunting and fishing made him many friends.He was always a kind and devoted husband and father. He is survived by his wife, Erma; two sons, Bill Veal of Milford, Nebr., and Stanley Veal of Benkelman; one daughter, Carol West, of McCook; four grandchildren, Kelly and Melinda Hinkle of McCook, Timmy and Mark Veal of Milford; his mother and father, William and Myrtle Veal, of Loveland, Colo; three brothers, John of Boulder, Colorado, Paul of San Fernando, California, Edward of Englewood, California; two sisters, Ruth Workman of Gilman, Iowa, and Connie Green of Van Nuys,
California; and a host of friends.He was preceded in death by a sister, Mildred. "
William would be a nephew of Rowan
"William E. Veal, 91, of Grinnell and formerly of Visalia, California, died June 25, 2008, at the Mayflower Homes in Grinnell.
A family gathering will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, June 28, at the Smith Funeral Home in Grinnell.
A graveside service with military honors is pending at the Visalia Public Cemetery in Visalia, California
Memorial contributions may be directed to the William E. Veal Memorial Fund.
The son of William M. and Myrtle O. Holland Veal, Bill was born July 30, 1916, in Stella, Nebraska. He later moved to Parks, Nebraska and was a 1931 graduate of Parks High School. He was a veteran of the United States Navy during World War II.
He was married to Pearl Bacus in 1946, in Yakima, Washington. The couple lived in Seattle where he was employed with Lockheed for several years. In the late 1950's, they moved to Manhattan Beach, California and he was employed with the city until 1973. The couple then retired to Visalia. After the death of his wife in 2002, he later moved to Grinnell in 2005 to be near his family. He had been a resident of the Mayflower Homes since early 2008.
Bill was a member of the Visalia American Legion. He enjoyed gardening and was an avid sports fan. He was active in a bowling league and enjoyed horse racing. He was quiet natured and held a great sense of humor.
Survivors include two sisters, Ruth Workman of Grinnell and Connie Green of Lancaster, California; two nieces, Jan Lovig of Gilman and Patricia Edaburn of Cedar Rapids; and a nephew, Paul Workman of Rock Creek Lake. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Pearl; his son, Jack Veal; three brothers, John, Carl, and Paul Veal; and one sister, Mildred Veal. "
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