|Birth: ||Dec. 22, 1918|
|Death: ||Jun. 8, 2011|
Veloy Rosina Beyler Buckingham was born December 22, 1918 in Malta, Idaho to Leo William Beyler and Gladys Ellen Nelson.
She was the second child in a family of nine. She was reared on a farm four miles out of town and attended school in Malta. She learned to work and particularly loved sewing on the old Singer treadle sewing machine. This carried over through her married life as she sewed many dresses for her nieces and her grand-daughters.
She graduated from Malta High School in May 1936, and that Fall, she became a student at BYU in Provo. After two years at BYU, she transferred to the A.C. in Logan, Utah. She graduated from Utah State Agricultural College in June 1940. That summer, she went to summer school at the University of Idaho in Moscow, Idaho. While there, she met her future husband, Donald David Buckingham. They were married April 11, 1941 in the Salt Lake Temple.
In May of 1941, They went to Anchorage, Alaska. There they lived for nearly two years. The came back to the states where their oldest son David was born in Portland , Oregon, December 13, 1942.
While Don was in Guam during WWII, Veloy taught school in Malad, Idaho. After the war, they lived in Bennington, Idaho. While there, their second son, Durward Justin was born in Soda Springs, Idaho March 21, 1947.
Don was an agent for Farmers Insurance Group and in the Fall of 1948 was transferred to Logan, Utah where they lived for the next 45 years.
Veloy was an active member of the LDS church and served in many positions, especially Relief Society, which she dearly loved.
Her son, David, was killed in August 1980 and her husband, Don, died in March 1992.
She is survived by her son, Durward, 15 grandchildren, 49 great grandchildren and 4 great, great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held on Tuesday, June 14, 2011 at the Allen-Hall Mortuary, 34 East Center Street in Logan.
Interment, Millville City Cemetery.
This information was provided by the Allen-Hall Mortuary obituaries.
Leo William Beyler (1894 - 1983)
Gladys Ellen Nelson Beyler (1897 - 1949)
Donald David Buckingham (1915 - 1992)
David Allen Buckingham (1942 - 1980)*
Veloy Rosina Beyler Buckingham (1918 - 2011)
Ellen Martha Beyler Spencer (1922 - 2006)*
Edith Beyler Anderson (1925 - 2007)*
Ressa Beyler Davis (1927 - 2014)*
Grant Nelson Beyler (1929 - 2008)*
Millville City Cemetery
Created by: Richard K. Ross
Record added: Jun 10, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 71139677