July 7, 1935 - December 25, 2020
Verda Steggell Pullman, 85, passed away December 25, 2020 at the Timpanogos Regional Hospital in Orem, UT. She was born July 7, 1935 in American Fork, UT to Willford and Vera Savage Steggell. She married Neldon Jay Pullman in April of 1950 and he preceded her in death. She later met Harvey Wayne Keel and they have been together for 38 years. She was raised in American Fork where she attended American Fork Schools and graduated from American Fork High School. She has resided in Utah County for most of her life where she raised her four children. Verda worked at a local Care Center for the disabled as a Dietary Aide as well as in Senior Citizen Transport, Elementary School Crossing Guard and as a Classroom Teacher Aid. She enjoyed crochet, sewing and cooking. She shared her talents with many with her amazing blankets, homemade bread, brownies and her famous chocolate peanut clusters. She also loved spending time on long drives but her greatest joy came spending time with her family. She loved to go camping and was very creative as spoken of in this family tale: A claim to an invention that we all can be thankful for. Camping with her four children she would line cloth diapers with folded paper towels and created a way to keep her youngest son's bottom dry, all to try and conserve cloth diapers, and not having to go back into town to wash them out. She loved eating at Del Taco and making friends there. She is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She is survived by her Sweetheart Wayne Keel; children: Neldon “Bill” Pullman, Donald Jay Pullman, Lula Ann “Lou” (Duglus “Dug”) Peterson, Robert Lynn (Sarah) Clements; step-children: Victoria Keel (Jamie) Jackson, Mary “Susan” Keel Baty, Lorelei Keel McShane, Waynette Keel Henslee; grandchildren: Hidi (Mike} Borup, Judy (Chris) Turner, April and (Frendando) Santios, Annalee Pullman, Jaylen “Jay” Pullman, VerdaKay (Jake) Parker, DonnaJay Pullman, Levi Dean (Kelli) Evans, Terra Dean (Andrew) Lines and great-grandchildren: Benton, Elizabeth and Jonah Borup, Austin, Shelease and Colby Raty, Dakota, Brandon Jr. Tyler Jackson, Ariana Santos, Victoria, Jack, Violet and Jazzy Parker, Jessie, Hagen and Kooper Dean, Torren Buttram, Avin Lines, Kincee, Luke and Kinkade Poulsen and sister: Karma Jean Wootton. Verda was preceded in death by her parents, first husband Neldon, siblings: Sister Geraldine “Geri” Carter, Wilford Herbert Steggell, Virgil Savage Steggell, Carolyn Marrie Steggell, Leonard Robert Steggell and great grandson Jade Jackson. A visitation with the family will be held from 11-11:45 a.m., Thursday, December 31, 2020 at the Berg Orem Chapel, 500 North State Street, Orem, Utah. A dedication of the grave will follow at the Pleasant Grove City Cemetery. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.bergmortuary.com.
Verda Steggell Pullman, 85, passed away December 25, 2020 at the Timpanogos Regional Hospital in Orem, UT. She was born July 7, 1935 in American Fork, UT to Willford and Vera Savage Steggell. She married Neldon Jay Pullman in April of 1950 and... View Obituary & Service Information
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