George James Welch

Brighton | Wednesday, August 28 2013

NAME:  George James Welch

AGE: 81

BORN:  March 12, 1932 in Colchester, Illinois

DIED:  10:34 p.m. August 28, 2013 at Alton Memorial Hospital

PARENTS: William Noah and Emma (Harris) Welch (Both Deceased)

MARRIED:  Martha Krueger

DATE & PLACE: December 15, 1968 in Macomb, Illinois

OCCUPATION:  He retired from Yellow Freight Trucking with Teamsters Local #600 in 1997.

MEMBERSHIPS: He was the Founding Member of Westwoods Trailriders Saddle Club.

MILITARY: George served in the Navy Seabees from 1951 to 1955.

VISITATION: 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 3, 2013

  At Alexander & Gubser Funeral Home in Jerseyville

FUNERAL: 10:00 a.m.  Wednesday, September 4, 2013

At Alexander & Gubser Funeral Home in Jerseyville

Military Rites by Jerseyville American Legion #492

CLERGY: Rev. Theodore Englesdorfer

BURIAL: Oak Grove Cemetery

MEMORIALS: In Lieu of Flowers, Memorials may be made to the Five A’s Animal Shelter or to the American Heart Association.


WIFE: Martha Welch of Brighton

CHILDREN:  James (Laura) Welch of Highland, California, Scott (Kathy) Welch of Graniteville, South Carolina, Pamela (Roger Dean) Abbott of Kane, Illinois and Linda (Rodney) Singleton of Brighton, Illinois



SISTERS: Ruth A. McConnell of Maquon, Il and Neva & John Helton of Knoxville, IL

BROTHERS: Robert L. & Marilyn Welch of Abington, IL. and Charles & Jo Welch of Monmouth, IL.

BROTHERS IN LAW AND SISTERS IN LAW: Spencer Long of Hamburg, IL.., Sue & Ed Holzwarth of Macomb, IL., Donna & Marion Phipps of Jerseyville, IL., Tony & Lynda Krueger of Jerseyville, IL., Gary & Rhonda Krueger of Dow, IL., Marilyn & Roger Woelfel of Batchtown, IL., Wilma Welch of Fandon, IL. and Velma Welch of Tennessee, IL.

PRECEDED IN DEATH BY:  Parents; Brothers: Ora, Raymond, William N., Jr., Frank & Paul Welch; Sisters: Mabel Tromblee and Freda Sheplar; and Sister-in-law: Barbara Long.

Obit Provided By:
Alexander and Gubser Funeral Home

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