Alta L. Welch, age 87 of Worden, IL, died Sunday, March 04, 2018, at her residence in Worden, IL.
She was born February 03, 1931, in Pin Oak Township, in Madison County IL, the daughter of Lucy Coley nee Wisnasky .
On October 30, 1948, she married Charles Lee “Peanuts” Welch who passed away 12/21/2016.
She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Worden, IL.
Alta was born in Pin Oak Township in Madison County, IL. She graduated from Worden High School in 1948. She attended Olin School of Nursing, graduating as a LPN. She worked at several medical facilities but mostly at Madison County Nursing Home in Edwardsville. Alta loved gardening, going to yard sales, collecting Angels and her pets.
Survivors include :
Son – Leo C. (Jan) Welch, Worden, IL
Son – Gary L. (Ruth) Welch, Worden, IL
Grandchild – Mara Welch
Grandchild – Joshua (Elizabeth) Welch
Grandchild – Genie (Tom) Bratten
Great Grandchildren – Nine
Step Grandchildren – Several
Step Great Grandchildren – Several
Brother – David (Tammy) Coley, Edwardsville, IL
She was preceded in death by :
Mother – Lucy —- Coley nee Wisnasky – Died 2/7/2012
Husband – Charles Lee “Peanuts” Welch – Died 12/21/16
Grandchild – Robert Welch – Died 5/12/2017
Brother – Benjamin Coley Jr.
Arrangements are being handled by Dauderman Mortuary in Hamel, IL.
Graveside funeral service will be at 11:00 AM on Friday, March 09, 2018, at Zion Lutheran Cemetery in Carpenter, IL., with Rev. H.R. Curtis officiating.
Interment will be at Zion Lutheran Cemetery in Carpenter, IL.
Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church in Worden, IL or Adopt a Pet in Beneld.