Bernie L. Veteto (63) of Farina

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Published on June 7 2013 1:58 pm

Bernie L. Veteto, 63, of Farina died at 7:00 AM Thursday, June 6, 2013 at St Anthony Memorial Hospital.

A memorial service will be held at 4 PM Saturday, June 8, 2013 at Pagel Funeral Home, Edgewood with visitation 2 hours prior to service time. Memorials are requested to the family.

Bernie was born on May 21, 1950 in Sadorus the son of Grover C. and Bulah V. (Perry) Veteto. He married Phyllis Boxx on February 29, 1994 in Effingham and she survives.  He was retired from the former Fedders Corp., Effingham after 30 years. He also worked for 10 years at the Edgewood American Legion Post #1168 and was a member of its S.A.L. Bernie enjoyed hunting, fishing, working on his yard, and especially spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was an avid St. Louis Cardinal fan.

Surviving are his wife, Phyllis of Farina; sons, Jeff (Seandee) Squibb of Alma and Scott (Jody) Jones of Mattoon; 2 step daughters; brothers, Paul (Bev) Veteto of Kinmundy, Doug (Sheila) Veteto of St. Elmo, and Joe (Sybil) Veteo of Dyersburg, TN; 16 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.

Preceding him in death were his parents and brothers, Kenny and Charles.