Brian W. Veltman, age 59, of New Era, passed away Saturday, September 26, 2020 at home following a brief illness. Brian was born December 31, 1960 in Hart to Richard and Barbara (Currie) Veltman.
He was a longtime resident of Shelby before moving to New Era fifteen years ago. Brian married Sharon Wiersema on June 28, 1982. He was employed by Aldyne in Montague for twenty-one years. Prior to working for Aldyne, he was the baker at Shelby Bakery for twenty years.
He is survived by his wife, Sharon; his children, Melinda (Scott) Roberts, Timothy Veltman and Andrew (Krystal) Veltman; his grandchildren, Alexis Veltman, Destiny Veltman, Anthony Tomo, Aiden Veltman and Kailey Veltman; his brothers, Dave (Frances) Veltman, Steve (Sandy) Veltman and Joe (Audrey) Veltman; his sister, Marcia (Ted) Jeske, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brothers, Mark and Gary.
Visitation will be Tuesday, September 29th, 5-7 p.m. at Harris Funeral Home in Shelby. Visitation will continue Wednesday, September 30th beginning at 1 p.m. until the funeral service at 2 p.m. at New Era Christian Reformed Church. Precautions regarding COVID-19 will be taken at the visitation and funeral and interment. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery in Shelby.
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