Claude T. Welch

Claude T. Welch

February 10, 1932 – March 5, 2019

Preceded in death by wife, Sharon; grandson, Shaun Welch. Survived by wife, Barbara; children: Patrick (Lucy) Welch, Lori (Jack) Nelson, Karen (John) Kennedy, Michael (Michelle) Welch; stepchildren, Julie (Patrick) Alexander and Jeffrey (Deborah) Finken; thirteen grandchildren; one great-grandson; brothers, Merle and Lauren. Claude was a 4th Degree Knight of Columbus.

FUNERAL MASS: Saturday, March 9th at 11am at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 3122 S. 74th St.  VISITATION begins Saturday at 10am at Church. Memorials are suggested to St. Joan of Arc Church or the American Cancer Society.



  • Susan Rouchka Posted March 6, 2019 6:21 am

    May the healing Gifts of time and the Timeless love of God carry you gently through the loss you and your family are feeling now.

  • Rose Keehn Williams Posted March 6, 2019 7:50 am

    I’m so sorry to hear about Claude. He was always one of my favorite people, with a wonderful smile and a calmness about him. He was just a good person to be around.

  • Peggy and Vern Heinen Posted March 6, 2019 3:04 pm

    I always admired Claude. He always had a smile to share and good things to say about everyone. He will be missed. Barb, we will keep all of you in our prayers.

  • Bob Todd Posted March 6, 2019 3:15 pm

    We are so sorry to hear about Claude. Bob and I had so many fun years dancing with Barb and Claude at German American as well as in our home. He will be missed be many . God Bless.

  • Sasha Opal Posted March 7, 2019 4:11 pm

    Barb, mycondolences go out to you and your family. You and Claude had always been a wonderful couple to work with. I will be sending an extra prayer up for your comfort through this difficult time.

  • Clarence Busch Posted March 10, 2019 9:11 am

    Barb, our love and prayers are with you. We have all lost a good friend. Claude and I had talked many times of how you can take the boy out of the country but you can’t take the country out of the boy. Rest in Peace old friend. See you later. Sonny

  • Barb Altman Posted March 15, 2019 8:36 pm

    Loved Uncle Claude … love you all

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