Winona I. 'Winnie' Welch, 80


Winona I. "Winnie" Welch, 80, of Springfield, died Saturday, May 4, 2019, at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.

Graveside services will be held Friday, May 10, at 11 a.m. at Morrisonville Cemetery.

Mrs. Welch was born Dec. 25, 1938, in Carlinville, to William and Dorothy (Allen) Wolfe. She married Lyle Welch on Nov. 7, 1964, and he preceded her in death on Aug. 25, 2016.

She retired from First National Bank after 44 years of service. She enjoyed researching genealogy.

She is survived by one brother, Clinton "Bud" (Betty) Wolfe of Springfield; one stepdaughter, Deborah Welch of Farmersville; five grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and two cousins, Hettie Willoughby and Thomas Combs. 

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by one sister, Norma Bahlow; two stepsons, Lyle Welch, II, and Russ Welch.

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