HAZELTON — Valada D. Peil, 67, of Hazleton, passed away Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, at the Waters of Princeton.
She was born Sept. 17, 1951, in Patoka to Roy W. and Maxine M. (Pleiss) Terry.
Valada graduated from P.H.S. in 1969. In school, she belonged to 4-H and Future Homemakers of America. She graduated from Lockyear Business College in Evansville. She retired from Mid States Rubber in 1997 where she worked for 26 years. She was a member of the Union Local 2717 there and had been a Union Steward and Secretary-Treasurer of the Local. She was of the Pentecostal faith, enjoyed crocheting, working puzzles, reading and taking care of her dogs. She was a NASCAR car and truck race fan, with her favorite driver being Dale Earnhardt, Jr.
She is survived by her husband, Randy Peil of Hazleton; and brother, Roy W. “Buster” Terry of Bicknell.
Valada was preceded in death by her parents, and a brother, Paul A. Terry.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, at the Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton, with Pastor Tony Edwards officiating. Burial will follow in the Decker Cemetery rural Patoka. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Colvin Funeral Home.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Condolences may be offered or you may light a candle in memory of Valada at www.colvinfuneralhome.com . The Colvin Funeral Home is honored to serve the Peil family.