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Earl Warren Veltman

April 11, 1948 — February 10, 2024

Earl Warren Veltman

Earl Warren Veltman, age 75, born April 11, 1948 passed away in Tampa, Florida on February 10, 2024, surrounded by the prayers of his family and holding the hand of his bride. 

 

Faithfully married to Betty Veltman (Been) for nearly 54 years; beloved father of Brett (Kimberly) Veltman, Chad (Lauren) Veltman, and Beth (James) Conaghan; Fond brother to Lauralee (Wayne) Mangun, late Marilyn (Paul) Westerhof, and late Diane (Ken) Anderson; proud grandfather to 13 grandchildren and 1 great granddaughter. 

 

Earl was born and raised in Roseland, Illinois until his family moved to Mokena, Illinois in 1960.  He graduated from Lincoln-Way High School in 1966 and met his wife Betty shortly after in 1967.  They married in February of 1970 and raised 3 kids in the family home that Earl built in rural Manhattan, Illinois where they resided for 36 years. 

 

Earl had a successful business as owner/operator of B&E Trucking & Excavating. Earl, sometimes referred to as “Duke” by his trucking colleagues, loved driving his truck and ministering to his colleagues & clients with kindness and honest business practices.  He would often patiently talk and pray with clients who needed his time and attention. 

 

Earl & Betty call Jackson Creek Fellowship Church in Monee their church home. Prior, Earl was a founding member of Peace Community Church in Frankfort for 30+ years and faithfully served many years as a deacon or elder. 

 

Visitation will be held on Saturday, February 24, 2024 from 900 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at Jackson Creek Fellowship Church; 25800 S Center Road, Monee, IL 60449. Funeral Service will follow at 12pm. A private graveside service and luncheon for family and close friends will follow.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to 

Rheumatoid Arthritis Foundation https://www.help-fightra.org/donations

Healing Hearts Comfort Dogs https://healing-heartscomfort-dogs.org/donate

or Jackson Creek Fellowship Church https://www.jackson-creekfc.com/give

 

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Saturday, February 24, 2024

9:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Jackson Creek Fellowship Church

25800 S. Center Rd, Monee, IL 60449

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Saturday, February 24, 2024

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Jackson Creek Fellowship Church

25800 S. Center Rd, Monee, IL 60449

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