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Morton Chapel Linn
Sunday January 30th, 2022
4:00pm - 7:00pm

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Monday January 31st, 2022
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Monday January 31st, 2022
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Harold A. "Butch" Veltrop

Harold A. “Butch” Veltrop, age 79 of Russellville, passed away Tuesday, January 25, 2022, at Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City surrounded by his loving family.

Harold was born September 20, 1942, in Taos, a son to the late Frank A. and Amanda E. (Wekenburg) Veltrop. 

On November 15, 1969, he was united in marriage to Frances Koenigsfeld at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church in Frankenstein.  She survives of the home.

Harold was employed at Caspari Custom Cabinets in Jefferson City, City of Jefferson Police Department and the News Tribune for 22 years retiring in 2011. He was a lifelong dairy farmer and was a big fan of his John Deere equipment. 

Harold’s true love was farming, where he raised and milked dairy cattle all his life.  He enjoyed farming, working their dairy operation, and driving his John Deere tractors.  His greatest love was spending time with his family and cows.

Harold was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Eldon and Dairy Farmers of America.

In addition to his spouse of 52 years, Harold is survived by his children: Frank (Karyn) Veltrop of Meta, Tricia (George) Kliethermes of Osage Bend, Nathan (Bethany) Veltrop of Linn; six grandchildren, Cole Veltrop, Adam Veltrop, Madalyn Veltrop, Makenna Kliethermes, Ellie Kliethermes, and Clara Veltrop; along with many nieces, nephews, and friends.     

Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 30, 2022, at Morton Chapel in Linn.  An additional visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Monday, January 31, 2022, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Eldon.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, January 31, 2022, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Eldon with Rev. John Schmitz as the Celebrant.  Interment will follow in the Spring Garden Cemetery near Eugene.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Spring Garden Cemetery or a charity of the donor’s choice.

Arrangements are under the direction of Morton Chapel, Linn, Missouri  (897-2214)  www.mortonchapel.com


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Carole & Paul Rooney Feb 3 2022 2:02 PM

Frances and family I am sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Bridget Parkhurst Jan 29 2022 9:05 PM

Nathan, Bethany and little Clara, You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Linda Sommers Jan 28 2022 11:32 AM

Sending you prayers & will be thinking of all of you!

Linda Jan 27 2022 9:15 PM

Frances you and your family have my deepest sympathy. May God comfort you.

Jackie Tyree Jan 27 2022 8:37 PM

Frances & Family, I hope your good memories, your faith, extended family and friends will help you during this difficult transition.

Beth Minter Jan 27 2022 7:30 PM

We are so sorry.

Perry and Jackie Foster Jan 27 2022 4:11 PM

Sorry for your loss of your dad. Me and Carol will say a pray for him.

Fredolin H Frank Jan 27 2022 11:34 AM

Nathan so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you and your family.

Margaret Strope Jan 27 2022 10:25 AM

Nathan so sorry for your loss of your Dad. Prayers for you and your family..

Melvan and Audrey Holliday Jan 27 2022 9:34 AM

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