NAME: Eldon A. “Dink” Welch AGE: 85
ADDRESS: Union City, IN
TIME OF DEATH: Sunday May 25, 2014
PLACE OF DEATH: Reid Hospital and Health Care Services
DATE OF BIRTH: Nov. 19th, 1928 PLACE OF BIRTH: Randolph County, IN
PARENTS: Paul and Rhoda Thornburg Welch (PRECEDED)
OCCUPATION: Lifelong farmer in Randolph County and also sold Pioneer Seed Corn for 32 years.
ORGANIZATIONS/CLUBS: St. Mary’s Catholic Church and was a member of the Knights of Columbus
SURVIVED BY: Wife of 65 years, Madonna Romer Welch, 4 children, Tim (Sue) Welch of Selma, IN, Randy (Becky) Welch of Winchester, IN, Jeff Welch of U.C., IN, and Sherry (Rusty) Edwards of U.C., OH. 10 Grandchildren, 8 Great Grandchildren. 2 sisters, Joyce (Al) Hurley of U.C., OH, and Annie St. Myers of Greenville, OH. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
PRECEDED BY: Parents, 2 sons, Mark and James Welch, 2 brothers, Wilmer Welch and Lloyd “Butch” Welch, and a sister, Helen Cunningham.
VISITATION: 4-7 P.M. Tuesday May 27, 2014 and 10:00-10:30 A.M. Wednesday May 28, 2014 at the Reichard Funeral Home Inc. 400 W. Deerfield Road Union City, IN 47390
MASS: 11:00 A.M. Wednesday May 28, 2014 at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Union City, IN OFFICIATING: Father Zahn
BURIAL: St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery
MEMORIALS: Randolph County Cancer Services or Union City EMS with envelopes available at the Funeral Home.