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By Karla Pomeroy

Veile Mortuary 100 years strong in Worland

After 3 generations of Veiles; new owner has started a new era


September 2, 2021

Karla Pomeroy

Veile Mortuary owner and funeral director Clayton Draggoo stands in the recently renovated chapel.

WORLAND - Veile Mortuary celebrates 100 years in business in Worland and Washakie County this year, with three generations of the Veile Family and one new owner taking the company into the future.

David Veile said his grandfather Fred Veile, who immigrated to the United States from Denmark, came to Worland from Potlatch, Idaho, in 1913. He said his grandfather was a lumber estimator and was sent b...

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