HERBERT G. VEILE
Mr. Herbert G. Veile, 77, of Payson, Illinois, died at 12:52 a.m. Thursday (January 10, 2013) in Blessing Hospital.
Born October 9, 1935 in Quincy, Herbert was the son of Clarence and Hildegard Freiburg Veile. He married Joyce A. White in Quincy on May 10, 1958. She survives.
Herb was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church and a 1953 graduate of Quincy Notre Dame High School. He was active in his community serving as a trustee on the Payson Village Board and as the Fire Chief for the volunteer Payson Fire Department for 10 years. Herb enjoyed gardening, feeding and watching birds and showing his antique car in car shows.
His career started in 1961 as a sales representative for the Morgan Auto Supply Company and later the Buckley Auto Supply in Payson until its closing in 1992. He then was employed at HESCO in Payson until his retirement.
Survivors include his wife, Joyce; two sons, Jeffrey A. Veile and Michael G. Veile both of Payson; one brother, Lawrence Anthony Veile (Patricia "Pat") of Kinderhook, IL.; and many loving nieces and nephews.
Mr. Veile was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Patrick Veile; one brother, Lawrence H. Veile and one sister, Kathleen E. Doellman.
A parish prayer service will be held at 9:45 a.m. in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home in Payson. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday morning at 10:30 in St. Anthony Catholic Church with the Rev. Tom Hagstrom officiating. Burial will be in the Payson New Cemetery.
Visitation will be held Sunday evening from 4:00 until 7:00 in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home in Payson.
Memorials may be made to the Payson Volunteer Fire Department.