Perry “Jimmy” Veden,
age 62, lifelong area resident, currently of Valparaiso, IN, passed away on
Monday, July 13, 2015, at his home.
Carole Shooter in Chesterton, IN, on October 7, 1972.
He was born July
19, 1952 in Valparaiso, IN to Earl Bud Veden and Louise Baker.
Perry worked for
Mittal Steel as a ladle liner. He was a member of American Legion Post #502
and the South Haven Lions Club. Perry was a softball coach, fishermen,
musician and car enthusiast. He enjoyed life and loved his family and
He is survived by
his loving wife, Carole Veden of Valparaiso; daughter, Teena (Scott) Gebert
of Chesterton; sons, Todd (Jen) Veden of Valparaiso and Tim Veden of Porter;
brother, Earl Lee Veden of Portage; sisters, Donna Veden of Chesterton and
Connie Krantz of Porter; sister-in-law, Connie Klemp of Valparaiso;
grandchildren, Perri, Reilly and Ryan Gebert and Cyrus Veden; and many
nieces, nephews and cousins. Perry was preceded in death by his parents;
father and mother-in-law, George and Eleanor Shooter; sister-in-law, Judy
Davison; brothers-in-law, Dick Shooter and Walt Klemp.
will be held on Saturday, July 18, 2015, at 3:00 p.m., at Edmonds & Evans
Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN 46304.
Visitation will be
held on Saturday prior to service from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m.
Memorials for Perry
may be made to the family.
may be left for the family at