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Bert Gerald Velin



Bert Gerald Velin, 72, of Mount Pleasant, Texas went home to Our Lord Wednesday, Mar. 12, 2014.

He was born in Duluth, on June 7, 1941 to Bert and Evelyn Velin. He attended Duluth East High School. He then joined the U.S. Marine Corp where he was stationed at Camp Pendelton, Cal. After his discharge he resided in Mountain Iron, Minn. He relocated his family to Texas in 1978 where he worked as a millwright until his retirement.

He is preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Cassandra Wachsmann; granddaughter, Jennelle Boen; brother-in-law, David (Butch) Felt.

He is survived by his loving wife, Nelda; daughters, Penny (Don) Shriver, Axtell, Texas, Rhonda (Jerry) Scott, Daingerfield, Texas; sons, Bert (Casie) Velin (Jr.) McGreggor, Texas, Troy (Jody) Velin, Cason, Texas, Micky (Melissa) Velin, Mount Pleasant, Texas, Ricky Dale Velin, Cookville, Texas; brother, Ricky K (Sherry) Velin, Mitchell, South Dakota; sisters, Anita (James) Staubs, Coon Rapids, Minn, Bonnie Felt, Gainesville, Texas; twenty-two grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.

Interment at Liberty Hill Cementery, Mount Pleasant, Texas