Delores C. Veloon, 83

A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, May 25, 2011, at 1 p.m. at Pilgrim United Church of Christ in Grafton, for Delores C. Veloon, who passed away peacefully at the age of 83. A visitation will take place on Wednesday at the church, from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. The

Rev. Franz Rigert will officiate the funeral service. Interment will take place at Woodlawn Cemetery in Grafton. Memorials to Heartland Hospice or Pilgrim United Church of Christ are appreciated.

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Delores was born on Sept. 29, 1927, in the town of Grafton, to Louis Philipps and Elsie (nee Rintelman) Philipps. She later married Robert H. Veloon on Sept. 6, 1947, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Cedarburg. Their marriage was blessed with four children.

Delores was a lifelong resident of Cedarburg and she was an active church volunteer for many years. She enjoyed cooking, baking, quilting and dancing polkas with her husband. Delores definitely had a zest for life and touched the lives of many people throughout the community. She will be missed by all who knew her and loved her.

Delores is survived by her children, Bette (Jim) Shuler, Christine Veloon, Annette Veloon, and Robert C. (Chari) Veloon; sister, Lucille (Jerome) Kannenburg; and brother, Myron (Delores) Philipps. She is further survived by sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 63 years, Robert H. Veloon; and brother, Arthur Philipps.

Mueller Funeral Home & Crematory in Cedarburg is serving the family.