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Helen Veeder

November 29, 1948 — December 23, 2017

Atwater, Minnesota

Helen Veeder

Helen T. Veeder, age 69, of Atwater and formerly of Sauk Centre, passed away Saturday, December 23, 2017 at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar, Minnesota.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, January 12 at the Patton-Schad Funeral Home in Sauk Centre with Deacon Lawrence Kaas officiating. Inurnment will follow in the Saint Paul's Cemetery.

Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Helen Theresa Veeder was born November 29, 1948 in Melrose, Minnesota to Richard and Beatrice (Lindemann) Veeder. She lived at the Presbyterian Family Foundation/Divine House in Atwater since 1976. Helen worked at West Central Industries in Willmar from 1980 to 2014 and currently was working at Kandi Works in Atwater. She enjoyed horses, chocolate covered cherries, M&M's, and listening to Johnny Cash. She also enjoyed working and was disappointed if she missed work.

Helen was baptized at St. Paul's Catholic Church in Sauk Centre.

She is survived by her sister-in-law, Gwen Veeder of Sauk Centre; six nieces and nephews, John Veeder (friend, Amy Bertram) of Sauk Centre, Pam Thompson of St. Cloud, Kathy Spencer of Wausau, Wisconsin, Tammie (Paul) Froland of St. Cloud, Cindy Veeder of St. Cloud, and George "Shorty" Veeder of Brooklyn Center.

Helen was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, George and Richard Veeder; sister-in-law, Arlene Veeder; and nieces, Kimberly Vearrier and Jacqueline Smith.

Serving as urn bearer will be Tammie Froland. Cross bearer will be John Veeder and scripture bearer will be Cindy Veeder.

  • Visitation

    January 12, 2018
    10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

    Patton-Schad Funeral Home

    620 Beltline Road
    Sauk Centre, MN
    (320) 352-3089

  • Memorial Service

    January 12, 2018
    11:00 AM

    Patton-Schad Funeral Home

    620 Beltline Road
    Sauk Centre, MN
    (320) 352-3089

  • Inurnment

    Friday January 12 2018

    Saint Paul's Cemetery

    Sauk Centre, MN

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