Lyle Veleke, 87, of Oshkosh, formerly of Waupun, died Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at Bethel Home in Oshkosh.
Lyle is survived by his wife of 65 years, Helen Veleke of Oshkosh; a son, Bob (Jodi) Veleke of Clintonville, WI; a daughter, Donna (Brad) Cooper of Oshkosh; four granddaughters, Rachelle (James) Smith, Stacey (Rick) Rahmlow, Angela (Greg) Lund, and Kristin (Kimberly Detherage) Veleke; 11 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Paul (Marie) Veleke of Ripon; sisters-in-law, Ella Mae Veleke of Waupun, Angie (Bob) Tank of Waupun, and Ruby Van Der Laan of IL; sister-in-law, Lillian Greenfield of Denver, CO; and several nieces and nephews.
Lyle was preceded in death by a grandson, Richard Lee Westhuis; two brothers, Horace Veleke and Wayne Veleke; two nephews, Jerry Veleke and Ken Veleke.
Funeral services for Lyle Veleke will be held Monday, March 26, 2012 at 11 a.m. at Trinity Reformed Church in Waupun with Rev. John White officiating. American Legion Post 210 of Waupun will provide military honors.
Burial will follow at Forest Mound Cemetery in Waupun.
Friends and relatives of Lyle Veleke may call on the family on Monday at the church from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service.
The Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home of Waupun and staff are serving the family.