Marilyn Welch


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Posted Online: April 24, 2013, 6:06 pm
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Marilyn Lois Welch, 87, of Little York, Ill., died Monday, April 22, at her residence.
Services are at 2 p.m. Saturday at Turnbull Funeral Home, Monmouth, with visitation from 1 to 2 p.m. Burial is at Monmouth Cemetery.
She was born May 26, 1925, in Monmouth, to Lloyd and Edith Walters Jones. She married Frederick J. Welch Sept. 18, 1946, at Coldbrook Christian Church. He died June 12, 2012.
Surviving are her son, Fred H. (Susan) Welch, Dickinson, Texas; daughter, Cindy Bennett, Little York; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband; daughter, Deborah L. Horner; and son-in-law, Johnnie Bennett.












 




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