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

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.
 
 
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Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery
Ionia
Ionia County
Michigan, USA
 
Created by: Bonnie Hoy
Record added: Nov 11, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80256427
August Velia
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