Joseph P. Veith, age 65, of Streator, passed away Monday, November 25, 2019 at OSF St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Ottawa.
Funeral services will be held 6:00 p.m. Saturday, November 30th at Gladfelter-Roetker Funeral Home in Ottawa with Rev. Gary Caster officiating. Following cremation, interment will be in Calvary Cemetery, Ottawa. Visitation will be from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. Saturday. Honorary pallbearers will be Tony and Ryan Rhodes, Jason and Dan Shallhorn, David Lee and William Coates. A Celebration of Life will be held at a date to be announced.
Joseph was born August 26, 1954 in Ottawa, a son of William and Florence (Aubry) Veith. He married Sharon Coates September 22, 2001 at St. Anthony’s Church in Streator. He is survived by his wife, Sharon; step-children, Tony (Tracy) Rhodes of Ladd, IL and Kimberly (Joseph) Paradis of Maryland. He also leaves a brother, William (Shirley) Veith of Ottawa; sisters, Judith Dougherty and Jane (Don) Goetsch of Ottawa. He was preceded in death by his parents, his former wife, Sherry Veith and a brother, Tim Veith.
Joseph was a member of St. Michael the Archangel Church in Streator. He enjoyed music, camping and was a show car enthusiast.
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