|Birth: ||Dec. 13, 1936|
|Death: ||Dec. 23, 2012|
ALEDO, Ill. - Funeral services for Raymond Welch, 76, of Aledo, Ill., formerly of Davenport, will be 2 p.m. Friday at Cunnick-Collins Mortuary, Davenport. Burial will follow at Davenport Memorial Park Cemetery. Family will greet friends on Friday from 12:30 p.m. to service time at the mortuary. Raymond passed away on Sunday, December 23, 2012, at the Mercer County Hospital, Aledo.
Raymond Newton Welch was born on December 13, 1936, in Fairfield, Iowa, a son of Forrest and Ruth (Schauff) Welch. He married Vera Bashford on June 8, 1957, in Fairfield. She preceded him in death on February 17, 1991. He then married Joan Wells in February 1992 in Davenport. Raymond worked at Oscar Mayer for 33 years, retiring in 1992. He was a member of Local Union 431. He loved to travel, camp and fish.
Survivors include his wife, Joan, of Davenport; daughter, Lori Mejia of Joy, Ill.; son, Keith (Laura) Welch of Davenport; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; a stepson, Robert (Christine) Wells of Davenport; stepdaughters, Karla Bell, Kari (Perry) Teel and Kalyn (Gary) Gamber, all of Davenport; and four step-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, Vera, and sisters, Lorena, Marjory, Elsie, Twyla and Ann.
Forest R Welch (1901 - 1965)
Ruth M. Schauff Welch (1903 - 1991)
Lorena Mary Welch Day Davisson (1920 - 2004)*
Marjorie Alnora Welch Paxton (1923 - 2012)*
Raymond Welch (1936 - 2012)
Davenport Memorial Park
Created by: Ken Nagel
Record added: Dec 28, 2012
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