Corwith - James C. Veldhouse of Eloy, Arizona, formally of McHenry, Illinois, passed away on Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at Hospice of the Valley Lund Home in Gilbert, Arizona with his family at his side after a battle with pancreatic cancer.
A graveside inurnment will be held on Saturday, April 20, 2013 at 2:00 PM at the Corwith Cemetery. His family will greet friends following the service at the Corwith Community Center.
Jim was born on October 9, 1949, to Charlotte and James E. Veldhouse in Algona, Iowa. He attended school in Corwith and Wesley, Iowa and graduated from Minnesota State College in Mankato, Minnesota in 1971. After graduating Jim started his banking career at Kanawha State Bank, Kanawha, Iowa later moving to Aurora, Illinois and then to Wonder Lake, Illinois.
On February 23, 2002 he married Dawn Anderson in Wonder Lake, Illinois. In June of 2009, Jim retired as Vice President of Loans at the Wonder Lake State Bank and moved to Robson Ranch in Arizona. Jim was active in the McHenry Rotary Club, participating in the annual ham dinner, Rotary scholarship program, and the FISH collection day. He was a member of the RV club and golf club at Robson Ranch an...[more]
njoyed dancing at all of the block parties. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and sharing stories with his friends.
He is survived by his wife, Dawn; and son, TJ, daughter- in- law, Kathleeya, and granddaughter, Talia, of New Zealand.