Obituary: Lorene Veatch


Private graveside services will be held in Glendale Cemetery, LeClaire, at a later date for Lorene E. Veatch, 98, of Prophetstown, Ill., formerly of LeClaire. McGinnis-Chambers Funeral Home, Bettendorf, is assisting the family with arrangements.

Mrs. Veatch died Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2021, at Allure of Prophetstown.

Lorene Auliff was born May 13, 1923, in Princeton, the daughter of Edgar and Bertha (Hamilton) Auliff.

She married Glen E. Veatch Sr. on Jan. 1, 1943, in Chillicothe, Mo.

Survivors include a daughter, Gail (Ernest) Brooks, Prophetstown; a son, Richard “Dick” (Susie) Veatch, Grandby, Colo.; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Our Savior Presbyterian Church of Argo.

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