FREEPORT, IL: William Walter Veer, 90, of Freeport, IL, passed away on July 3, 2017 at SNC. He was born on October 20, 1926 in Freeport to William Menno Veer and Myrna Marie (Dyson) Veer. He attended Freeport High School and Highland College. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1944 - 1947. In 1947, William married Charity C. Moler in Reno, NV. He worked as a draftsman. William was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene, as well as Evergreen Lodge, White Shrine of Freeport, Eastern Star, VFW, and American Legion.
Survivors include his daughter, Anita Marlene Veer (Dennis Simons); 7 brothers, Frank (Sheri) Veer, Karl (Evelyn) Veer, Ernie (Shirley) Veer, Sam (Sandy) Veer, all of Freeport, IL, John (Eileen) Veer of Strawberry, AR, Doug (Kathy) Veer of Thompson, GA, and Ron Veer of Freeport, IL, 4 sisters, Neva Barthel, Charity (Dave) Sullivan of Freeport, IL, Beatrice Dean of Martin, TN, Grace (Rockie) Heck of Orangeville, IL; and many nieces and nephews.
William is preceded in death by his parents, in-laws, wife Charity, brother Charles E. Veer, and sister Rosemary Quintero.
A service will be held on Monday July 10, 2017 at 1:30 PM, at the Schwarz Park Blvd Chapel, 608 S. Park Blvd, Freeport, IL.
A visitation will be held at the Schwarz Park Blvd Chapel on Sunday July 9, 2017 from 2-4 PM, and after 12:30 on Monday until the time of service. A Masonic Service will be held at 4 PM on Sunday. Online condolences and memories can be shared with the family at www.schwarzfh.com
Published by Advocate on Jul. 7, 2017.