Amel Frank Veltri was born February 21st1977 in Las Angeles California, the son of Amel Frank Veltri Sr and Ellen Bernice Veltri. He passed away September 25th2021 in Lawton Oklahoma.
Amel grew up and attended school in Hermiston Oregon. He later relocated to La Grande Oregon where he met his wife and united in marriages in 2019. He worked for Union Pacific Railroad for many years and later as a mechanic.
Amel is survived by his wife: Katie Veltri, mother: Ellen Berince Veltri, daughter: Brittany Veltri, son: A. Frank Veltri Jr, stepchildren: Justin Palmer, Austin Palmer, Josephyne McCall and granddaughter: Hadley Reece. He is also survived by sister: Lori (Leon)Scheel and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Amel was preceded in death by his father: Amel F. Veltri Sr.
Amel enjoyed anything with an engine. He had a long love of motorcycles, building and 4-wheeling his jeeps. He tinkered on just about anything and had a love for fabricating. He enjoyed the outdoors, being in the mountains and spending time with friends doing those things he loved.
He will be deeply missed by his family, friends and all who knew him.
Gathering followed by potluck at Hermiston Landmark Baptist church on Saturday October 9th 11:30am
Memorial service in La Grande Oregon to be announced at a later date.
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