Charles D. "Chuck" Veach

Born: Tue., Dec. 14, 1920
Died: Thu., Apr. 12, 2012


4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Mon., Apr. 16, 2012
Location: N. William St. Location

Funeral Service

12:00 PM Tue., Apr. 17, 2012
Location: St. Joseph Memorial Park

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Charles D. Veach

December 14, 1920- April 12, 2012

Charles D. “Chuck” Veach, 91, of South Bend, passed away Thursday, April 12, 2012 in Sterling House. Charles was born December 14, 1920 in South Bend, to the late Charles W. and Florence H. (Powell) Veach. On December 5, 1943, in South Bend, Charles married Laura Belle Maggert, who passed away June 14, 2000, after 57 years of marriage. He was also preceded in death by four sisters, Freda (Charlie) Smith, Ruth (Walter) Cogburn, Mary Kay (Bob) Fitzgerald, Betty Jean (John) Rupe, and son-in-law, Donald Berta. Charles is survived by his daughter, Julie Ann Berta, of South Bend, son, C. Joel (Nancy) Veach, of South Bend, two granddaughters, Lori L. (Michael) Farinella and Jill C. Canton (Bill Upton), four great-grandchildren, Joshua M. Miller, Mika Branden Farinella, Taylor Marie Farinella, and Brad Khody Canton. Charles proudly served his country in the U. S. Navy during WW II in the Pacific Theatre. He was a long time realtor, broker, and property manager at Anchor Sales, sales manager, awning designer at Dutron Corp. in South Bend, and salesman at Office Mart, in Niles, MI. He and Laura had been members of First Baptist Church for 80 years, and attended Northway Church of Christ. In 1982 he was founder of Michiana B.M.W. Motorcycle Club-M.O.A. #122, and former instructor for Motorcycle Safety Foundation. Funeral services will be held 12 noon Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at Saint Joseph Valley Memorial Park Cemetery, (Mausoleum) Granger, with Rev. Ed Erskin officiating. Friends may visit with the family 4 till 8:00 pm Monday, April 16, at Welsheimer Family Funeral Home, 521 N. William St., South Bend. In Charles’s memory, contributions may be sent to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675. Family and friends may leave e-mail condolences at



Charitable donations may be made in Charles's memory to the following organization:

Wounded Warrior Project
, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675

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Neal & Melanie Clark
   Posted Sun April 15, 2012
So sorry to hear of Chucks passing. He was a very good man and he will be missed. We were always appreciative of time spent with Chuck. We will carry fond memories of Chuck and his family with us for the rest of our lives.

Don & Jean Dolan
   Posted Sun April 15, 2012
We are sharing the sadness of your loss. May God comfort the family with His love, peace & strength.

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