Anne Veelman | Obituary

Anne Veelman of North Bend passed away Saturday, June

20, 2020, at age 92.

Anne was born July 26, 1927, in Portland, Oregon, to

William and Marion Fordyce. She was raised in Portland,

and married Robert Veelman in 1956. Together they

spent several years living in various locations in the Pacific

Northwest before settling in North Bend in 1968.

Throughout her life Anne was an avid reader and nature

lover. She particularly enjoyed mystery books. Anne

wrote children’s stories about Alaskan animals for her

grandchildren. She also enjoyed long road trips around the

United States and Canada to various unusual and obscure

destinations, visiting Alaska to see her grandchildren, bird

and elk watching, Mariners baseball, and camping with

her family. She was active for many years in the Rocky

Mountain Elk Foundation and P.E.O.

Anne is survived by her husband, Robert Veelman, her son

Will Veelman (Lynette), and granddaughters Anna and

Clara Veelman.

Anne will be buried at the Tahoma National Cemetery. In

lieu of flowers, please contribute to your favorite charity.

Friends are invited to share memories in the on-line

guest book at

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