Jacqueline Welch - 91
5/30/1928 - 11/18/2019
Jacqueline Welch age 91 of Clinton, passed away Monday Nov. 18, 2019 at Genesis Medical Center in DeWitt. According to her wishes, cremation rites will be accorded. A graveside service will be held 11:00 AM Saturday Nov. 23rd at Clinton Lawn Cemetery. Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com
Jacqueline was born on May 30, 1928 in Sabula, IA, the daughter of Maynard and Berneta (Peyton) Dunham. She graduated from Sabula High School in 1946. She married Roy Welch on Nov. 19, 1977 in Loves Park, IL; he died in 1979. Jacqueline worked as a unit secretary at Mercy Hospital for over 21 years; retiring in 1991.
Jacqueline was a member of Calvary Lutheran Church in Sabula, VFW Auxiliary Sabula, Order of Eastern Star #64, A.A.R.P., and past president of Roosevelt PTA. She enjoyed golfing, traveling, spending time with family, and Sudoku and crossword puzzles.
Jacqueline is survived by her six children, Char Long of Clinton, Sue Cain of Clinton, Chuck Hopkins of Independence, MO, Debbie (Dave) Samuelson of Long Beach, CA, Sherri (Steve) Sullivan of Clinton, and Barb (Mike) Hanrahan of Fulton, IL; 9 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren; three sisters, Barbara Ross of Cedar Rapids, IA, Joleen Mangler of Clinton, and Berta Cox of Milledgeville, IL; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and a brother.
According to her wishes, cremation rites will be accorded. A graveside service will be held 11:00 AM Saturday Nov. 23rd at Clinton Lawn Cemetery. Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family.