Rosary to Be Recited for Canoga Park
Rosary will be recited for John W. Teele 49, at the Bastian and Perrot Mortuary, 18728 Parthenia St., Northridge, at 7 p.m. this evening.
Mr. Teele, a 21-year resident of Canoga Park died at Valley Presbyterian Hospital, Van Nuys, yesterday morning after a long illness.
A video tape engineer with NBC for the past 23 years, Mr. Teele was a long-time member of the St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church and Holy Name Society in Canoga Park.
Requiem Mass is scheduled tomorrow at 9 a.m. at the St. Joseph Church, 19850 Cantlay St., (at Oakdale Ave. arid Sherman Way).
Interment will be at the San Fernando Mission Cemetery, 11160 Stranwood Ave., San Fernando.
Survivors are Ruth, his widow, daughters Jacqueline and Jill, and a son Timothy, who all live at home.
Mr. Teele also leaves four brothers, Dr. J. Henry Teele of Clinton, Iowa, Carl of North Hollywood, George of Hemet, and Dr. Roy Teele of Georgetown, Tex.
John Teele enlisted in the
Army at Des Moines, IA on 8 July 1942. An article appearing two days
later on page 4 of the Des Moines Register, Des Moines, IA, 10 Jul 1942,
indicated he was one of 78 men having enlisted in the Army that same day.
Pvt Teele was transferred from
the Parachute School, Fort Benning, GA to Hq Hq, 508th PIR on 15 March 1943.
He was appointed to the grade
of T/5 on 21 July 1944.
T/5 Teele was transferred to
the Reception Station at Jefferson Barracks, MO 15 May 1945 and was
discharged on 22 October 1945.
On 6 May 1949, John submitted
the application for the Iowa WWII Veterans Bonus. He was credited with
39 months of domestic duty and 17 months of foreign service earning him a