James M. Veda


James "Jim" M. Veda, 69, entered into eternal life on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at Munson Medical Center while surrounded by loving family.
Jim was born in Detroit on June 29, 1949 to parents, Stephen and Mildred (Foster) Veda. In 1981 Jim married his sweetheart, Leslie Ann Adair, at Ste. Anne de Détroit Catholic Church.
Jim worked as a police officer and retired from the Detroit Police Department. The family then moved to Traverse City, where Jim found enjoyment working with the Record-Eagle Newspaper.
Jim is survived by his wife, Leslie; children, Karl (Shanissa) and Allen (Icia); grandchildren, Alicia, Allen Jr., Karl Jr., Tonique and Akheem; and brother, Ed.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church at 11 a.m., with visitation one hour prior.
Memorials in Jim's name may be directed to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
The family would like to extend their sincere appreciation and thanks to the staff at the Cowell Family Cancer Center, floor D5, and Dr. Edgren and her staff.
Please visit Jim's tribute page at www.reynolds-jonkhoff.com.
Jim and his family are being cared for by the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home and Cremation Services.
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David Sliwinski
Jul 11, 2019
Leslie & family -
So sorry to hear this news about Jim! His kindness and caring attitude will always be remembered! Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers!
John Porter
Jul 10, 2019
I always enjoyed working with Jim. Sorry we have lost him. He was always kind to me.

Todd and Nicole Wilkie
Jul 10, 2019
Sorry for your loss Leslie and family
Our thoughts and prayers are with you
Jennifer Pedroza
Jul 10, 2019
Prayers for you sweet Leslie, So sorry for your loss.❤️