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VEONE J. PIRAM, of rural Buffalo
Veone J. Piram, age 82, of rural Buffalo, died peacefully in her home Monday morning, January 2, 2017, surrounded by her loving family.
Veone was born on June 23, 1934, the daughter of Merle and Emma (Honeck) Triplett.
On January 26, 1952, Veone J. Triplett was joined in holy matrimony to Eugene C. Piram at the church of St. Francis Xavier in Buffalo. God blessed their marriage with six children: Patrick, Katherine, Michael, Donald, Eugene Jr. “Jed”, and Peter.
Veone was a loving wife for 47 years until Gene’s death in February 1999. She was proud to spend her remaining years on the Piram family farm (which was awarded a Century Farm honor in 2015). Veone was a proud mother of six, grandmother of 11, and great-grandmother of 18.
Veone enjoyed gardening, flowers, cooking, spending time in the sunshine on her swing, doing puzzles, reading and watching the birds.
Veone especially enjoyed time with her four siblings going on many adventures, getting silly on the pontoon, in addition to playing games such as Mexican train dominoes and winning all her sister’s nickels.
She was a faithful member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Buffalo.
Veone is survived by her children: Michael (Terrie) Piram of Buffalo, Donald (Lynn) Piram of Eden Valley, Eugene (“Jed”) Piram Jr. of Buffalo, Peter (Lori) Piram of Maple Lake; grandchildren: Tina (Bryan) Revolinski, Ben (Jessica) Piram, Cassie (Jesse) Seestrom, Carrie (Jake) Wegner, Luke (Alissa) Piram, Brady (Brianna) Piram, Matt (Stacy) Piram, Dan Piram, Jessica (Andy) Dupont, Tom (Sophie) Piram and Rachel Piram; 18 great-grandchildren that she adored; four siblings: Marlene (Jerry) Aldrich, Jerry (Mary) Triplett, Linda Triplett, Patty (Denny) Christian; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Honorary urn bearers: Tom Piram and Rachel Piram; active honorary urn bearers: Ben Piram, Luke Piram, Brady Piram, Matt Piram, Dan Piram; and Urn Bearer: Jessica Dupont.
Veone was preceded in death by daughter, Katherine Ann; son, Patrick Eugene; and husband, Eugene.
Reviewal was held at the Peterson Chapel in Buffalo on Monday, January 9th, from 4-8 p.m. with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m.
A mass of Christian burial was held on Tuesday, January 10th, at 11 a.m. with Father Nathaniel Meyers as Celebrant, with a visitation one hour prior at the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Buffalo. Interment followed at St. Timothy’s cemetery in Maple Lake.