LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Robert C. Welsch, 75, died May 11, 2001, at his home in Los Angeles after a long illness.
Graveside services are 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Muscatine Memorial Park Cemetery. The Rev. Dennis Hakes will officiate. The George M. Wittich-Lewis Funeral Home is assisting in local arrangements.
Mr. Welsch was born Oct. 16, 1925, in Muscatine, the son of Clarence and Felma Welsch.
He attended Muscatine High School where he was the drum major. After graduating in 1944, he joined the U.S. Navy and served 1944-1946 during World War II. After the service he settled in Los Angeles where he was employed by ABC radio-television until his retirement.
Survivors include three brothers, Dean Welsch and wife Jan of Atalissa, Phillip Welsch and wife Pat of Cedar Rapids and Ronald Welsch and wife Alice of Millboro, Va.; a sister, Bonnie Edgington and husband Les of Rosehill, Kan.; and their families.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Bill Welsch; and a niece, Kathi.
CLIFTON FORGE, Va. -- Ronald E. Welsch, 62, of Clifton Forge died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2002, at his home.
Graveside services were Sunday in Clifton Forge.
Mr. Welsch was born March 7, 1939, in Muscatine, the son of Clarence J. and Felma Bridges Welsch. He married Rosalee Curtis in 1961. He later married Alice Townsend in 1990 in Niagra Falls, N.Y.
He attended school in Muscatine and graduated in 1957. After high school, he enlisted in the U.S. Army, where he served as a medic.
He worked for Grosjean's Home Oil. He later became an electrical engineer and worked at Monsanto for several years.
Survivors include his wife, Alice; a daughter, Ronda Brown of Iowa City; a son, Randy Welsch of Peru, Ill.; seven grandchildren; two stepsons, Ernie Townsend of Covington, Va. and Jamie Townsend of Martinsburg, W. Va.; a stepgrandson; two brothers, Dean of Atalissa and Phillip of Marion; and a sister, Bonnie Edgington of Rose Hill, Kan.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, William and Robert; and a niece, Kathi Welsch.
CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Jeffrey Allen Welsch, 34, Charleston, died Sunday, Feb. 16, 2003.
Services are 4 p.m. Thursday at the J. Henry Stuhr Inc. West Ashley Chapel. There will be a private family burial.
Visitation is 2-4 p.m. Thursday at the chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Carolina Children's Charity, 811 St. Andrews Blvd., Charleston, SC 29414.
Mr. Welsch was born on Aug. 4, 1968, in Muscatine, the son of William G. and Doris Stecher Welsch. He married Diane Smith.
He earned Bachelors of Science degrees in electrical and mechanical engineering from the University of South Carolina in Columbia.
He was employed as a engineer with South Carolina Electric and Gas Company.
He was a member of St. Peters Catholic Church, Columbia, S.C. and the SCE&G Bowling League. He was very involved in coaching youth sports.
Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Christina Nicole Welsch of Charleston; his mother, Doris Welsch of Cayce, S.C.; mother-in-law, Evelyn Smith; two brothers, Michael Welsch and his wife, Melissa, of Marietta, Ga. and Anthony Welsch of Cayce; two sisters, Kim Castillo and her husband, Hector, of Muscatine and Michelle Kubiak and her husband, Brian, of Buford, Ga.; a sister-in-law, Charlotte Harlin; a brother-in-law, Erwin Smith; several nieces and nephews; and a maternal grandfather, Ray Stecher of Durant.
He was preceded in death by his father and grandparents, Clarence and Felma Welsch and Helen Stecher.
MUSCATINE, Iowa - Twyla M. Welsch, 86, of Muscatine, died Thursday, October 28, 2004, at Unity Hospital.
Graveside Service will be 2 p.m. Monday, November 1, 2004, at Memorial Park Cemetery. Rev. James Trosen of Faith United Church will officiate. Casket bearers will be Warren Bishop, Bryan Barlett, Brandon Welsch, Travis Welsch, Dustin Welsch and Jason Smith. Honorary Bearers will be Vickie Bishop, Shawn Grosjean, Heather Grosjean, Kiaya Skorcz, Gabe Castillo, Andre Castillo, Evan Castillo, and Bryer Barlett.
Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday, November 1, 2004, at the Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home.
Twyla was born on May 26, 1918, in Muscatine, the daughter of Phillip and Mabel Rands Jarrett. She married Clayton D. Welsch on December 9, 1935, in Davenport, Iowa.
She was a homemaker and loved her family and friends. She enjoyed crocheting, collecting porcelain dolls, and keeping in touch with people thru writing letters.
Survivors include one son, Clayton R. Welsch and wife Corrine of Muscatine; four daughters, Sandra Bishop of Muscatine, Susan Grosjean and husband George 'Doc' of Nichols, Julie Welsch of Muscatine, and Brenda Skorcz and husband Brent, of Green River, Wyoming; nine grandchildren, Warren and Vickie Bishop, Bryan Barlett, Shawn and Heather Grosjean, Brandon, Travis and Dustin Welsch, and Kiaya Skorcz; four great-grandchildren, Gabe, Andre, Evan and Bryer; one brother, Robert Jarrett of Muscatine; one sister, Dorothy Marshall and husband Norman of Muscatine; and one sister-in-law, Juanita Zeltner of Donna, Texas.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband in 1999, one daughter, Dorothy Barlett, one brother in infancy, two son-in-laws, and one special sister-in-law, Darlene Jarrett.