Evelyn Welch

Friday, October 31, 2008

Funeral services for Evelyn Welch, 93, of Arnolds Park will be 10:30 a.m., today, Friday, Oct. 31, 2008 at Turner Funeral Home in Spirit Lake. Rev. Clint Loveall will officiate the service.

Interment will be at Okoboji Cemetery in Arnolds Park.

Evelyn passed away Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2008 at Lake Park Care Center in Lake Park.

Evelyn Welch was born Feb. 17, 1915, in Clutier, the daughter of William and Amanda (Schadt) Wolf. She was raised and educated in Arnolds Park, graduating from Arnolds Park High School in 1933.

Evelyn was united in marriage to Art Welch on May 4, 1936, at Spencer. The couple made their home in Arnolds Park, where they raised their family. She has been a resident at Lake Park Care Center since 2001.

Evelyn was a member of the Friends Church in Arnolds Park, where she was baptized June 23, 1954. She was active in Ladies Aide, the Church Women's Kitchen Band and Sewing Club. She was also a member of the VFW Auxiliary

She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur; brothers: Lavern and Eddie; sister, Esther Doss; great-grandson, Cody; and son-in-law, Elmer Halbur.

Evelyn is survived by her children: Cameron Welch of Arnolds Park, Karen K. Halbur of Arnolds Park, and Darrell Welch and his wife, Becky of Spirit Lake; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

Turner Funeral Home of Spirit Lake in charge of arrangements.