John M. Veltien
May 6, 1973 – January 26, 2013
Former Lyons resident John M. Veltien died January 26 at his home in Dacono, Colorado; he was thirty-nine years old. John was born May 6, 1973 to John and Tina Veltien in Lyons, where he grew up and attended school. He graduated from Niwot High School. John married Tanya Gajewski and they later divorced. He was currently employed at V&S Molding in Dacono, working as an injection-molding technician. John adored his children attending many
sporting activities and other events they were involved in. He enjoyed the outdoor activities, including skiing, camping, a good time with friends, and even work.
John is survived by three children, Tierra and Mya Veltien and Kokie Gajewski; his parents John and Tina Veltien, one brother Ben Veltien and his wife Corinne, one sister Gloria Grider and her husband Chris, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Visitation will be from 5:30 to 8 p.m., Thursday, January 31, at the Ahlberg Funeral Chapel (326 Terry Street). Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m., Friday, February 1, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church (323 Collyer Street) in Longmont, followed by reception and interment at Lyons Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to the Veltien Education Fund for Tierra and Mya, and can be sent in care of Ahlberg Funeral Chapel. Visit www.ahlbergfuneralchapel.com to share condolences with the family.