November 1, 1952 ~ December 22, 2012
Darrel Veith was born November 1, 1952 to Clyde and Leda (Barnes) Veith in Amboy, IL. Keith was raised and educated in the Amboy area and Graduated from Amboy High School in 1972. He then attended and graduated from the Sauk Valley Community College with a degree in Business.
Darrel met and married Cyndie about this time. To this union two children were born; Andrew and Brandie. The family resided in the Chicago area for several years where Darrel worked as a Finance Manager for a car dealer. Eventually, the family moved to the Sioux Falls for educational opportunities for Anthony and for Darrel, the pheasant hunting possibilities were a huge bonus! Pursuing his calling as a natural salesman, Darrel went to work for Gateway in computer sales. When Gateway closed, Darrel found other options including working at HyVee.
Darrel was an avid book reader and loved gardening, pheasant hunting and cooking or grilling out. He also loved his pets. He and Cyndie raised and showed dogs for several years.
Darrel will be missed deeply by his two children, Andrew of Milford, MA and Brandie of Sioux Falls; his brother, Vernie (Patty) of Loves Park, IL and two sisters, Sandy (Wayne) Carlos, Brownsville, TX and Vickie (Bill) Schauer of Amboy, IL; and his still best friends, Cyndie Vieth and Michael Swanson of Sioux Falls.
He was preceded in death his parents.