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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.

SURVIVORS

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

11 GRANDCHILDREN

10 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN

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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