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August Velia
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Birth: Jan. 22, 1871
Niagara County
New York, USA
Death: Nov. 26, 1951
Ionia County
Michigan, USA

August son of Frank and Harriett (Pickard) Velia.

Ionia Daily Sentinel, 26 Nov 1951

August Velia, 80, died at the Ionia County Memorial hospital Monday, November 26, at 12:45 a.m. after being a patient there since Friday. He has been ill for six weeks.

For the past eight years he had been making his home with his sister, Mrs. George Chadwick, of 527 West Washington street.

He was born in Niagara county, N. Y., January 22, 1871, son of Frank and Harriet Velia. He spent the greater part of his life in Gratiot county.

Surviving are two brothers, Ray of Breckenridge and Archie of Ionia, and six sisters, Mrs. Anna Wolverton of Coopersville, Mrs. Chadwick of Ionia, Mrs. Mary Gresco of Grand Rapids, Mrs. Harry Smith of St. Louis and Mrs. Ella Duffy and Mrs. Albert Scheible of Ionia.

Funeral services will be conducted at SS. Peter and Paul church Wednesday at 9 a.m. Interment will be in Mt. Olivet cemetery. Rosary will be said at the Boynton funeral home at 8 p.m. Tuesday.
Family links: 
  Frank Velia (1850 - 1899)
  Harriet Pickard Velia (1849 - 1924)
  August Velia (1871 - 1951)
  Mary Jane Velia Gresco (1888 - 1970)*
  Archie Velia (1896 - 1983)*
*Calculated relationship
1872 Cross 1951
Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery
Ionia County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Section B Lot 35
Created by: Bonnie Hoy
Record added: Nov 11, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80256427
August Velia
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