Passed peacefully at Hilltop Nursing Home, Cambridge on Tuesday, January 10, 2017, formerly of Zurich. Predeceased by her first husband Gordon Howald in 1965, and second husband Ernie Wood in 1977. Mother of Jane and Jack Williams of Cambridge, Ron and Diane Howald of Whitby, and Karen and Gordon Deitz of Grand Forks, B.C. Grandmother of 6, and great-grandmother of 7. Also survived by sister-in-law Anne Howald of London and several nieces and nephews. Veola was born in Zurich, Ontario on August 9, 1919, the only daughter of the late Elmore and Mary Jane Klopp. She was predeceased by her brothers Bruce, Bert (Clara), Lorne (Mildred), and Lloyd (Sadie) Klopp. Veola was a retired Court Constable in London, a long-time member of Redeemer Lutheran Church, and received schooling in her strong Lutheran beliefs at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Zurich.
A Celebration of Life service will be held at the Haskett Funeral Home, 49 Goshen Street, Zurich, on Saturday, May 6,2017 at 11AM with Rev. Steve Johnston officiating. Cremation with interment St. Peter’s Lutheran Cemetery, Zurich.
Donations to St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, or the Ausable Bayfield Conservation Foundation would be appreciated by the family.