Obituary - Myrna Dyson Veer    


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I am sad to say that my mother, Myrna (Dyson) Veer has passed away at the age of 98. She was the last living child of Walter and Rose Dyson and would have been 99 on June 15.

Myrna "Ma" M. Veer, a loving wife, mother, and grandmother, 98 of Freeport died Friday April 25, 2008 at Stephenson Nursing Center in Freeport. She was born on June 15, 1909 in Galena, Il, the daughter of Walter S. and Rosabelle (Martindale) Dyson.

Myrna married William M. Veer on July, 31, 1926 in Freeport, Il; He later died on January 12, 1970.

Myrna came to Freeport from Galena, Il at the age of five years old. She was a Housewife and a Homemaker. She was a member of First Church of Nazarene and The Freeport Chapter Viet-Now.

Myrna was a wife to one, a mother of 14, and a friend to all.

Surviving her are nine sons William(Charity) Veer, Franklin (Sheri) Veer, Karl (Evelyn) Veer, Ernest (Shirley) Veer, Sam (Sandra) Veer, and Ron Veer all of Freeport; Ralph (Kathy) Veer of Tompson, GA, John (Eileen) of Strawberry, AR, and Charles (Monique) of Peru, IN; Five daughters, Neva (Eugene) Barthel, Rosemary (Benny) Quintero, and Charity (David) Sullivan all of Freeport; Grace (Rockie) Heck of Orangeville, IL, and Beatrice Dean of Martin, TN; a special niece Patricia (Leonard) Huenefeld; over 50 grandchildren, as well as numerous great-grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, great-great-great grandchildren and great-great-great-great grandchildren. Preceding Myrna in death were her parents, husband, three sisters, six brothers, and six grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 Wednesday April 30, 2008 at Church of Nazarene with Pastor John Hollis officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday from 3-8 at Burke-Tubbs Funeral Home in Freeport, and Wednesday starting at noon until the time of service at the church. Bural will be at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established in her memory. Pleases visit to sign our online guestbook and to share memories.

Chapel hill Memorial Gardens