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Douglas Welch

February 10, 1943 — August 12, 2021

Douglas Welch

Douglas A. Welch passed away August 12, 2021. Douglas was born in St. Cloud, Minnesota on February 10, 1943 to Clemence Welch and Florence Reinke Welch. He proudly served in the United States Air Force. He worked for Bell Telephone Company for over 30 years. His hobbies included dirt track racing and woodworking. Douglas was always helping others and was positive role model for the younger generation. He was very active in his church and helped anyone who needed him, putting others needs before his own. He will be dearly missed by all the lives he has touched. He was an amazing father, brother, husband, grandfather and friend.
He leaves behind his wife, Leona Marker-Welch; son Paul Welch; daughter Angela Welch Hayes; three stepchildren Neal Sessions, Carrie Sessions and Tyler Norton; 10 grandchildren/step grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Also, his surviving siblings Dennis Welch, Renee Fuchs, LuWann Jacobs and Noreen Welch. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister Beverly Kallsen.
A memorial service will be held Monday, August 23, 2021 11:00 am at St. Stephens Lutheran Church 619 Lang Rd., Portland, TX., 78374. Following services will be lunch at the church. Interment will be at 2:00 PM Monday, August 23, 2021 Coastal Bend Veterans Cemetery 9974 IH37 Access Rd., Corpus Christi, TX. Douglas will be receiving full military honors.

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Memorial Service

Monday, August 23, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

St. Stephen Lutheran Church (Lang Road, Portland, TX)

11210 Bethesda Church Rd, Damascus, MD 20872

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Interment

Monday, August 23, 2021

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery

9974 I-37 Frontage Rd, Corpus Christi, TX 78409

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