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Thursday, April 26th, 2007
Eleanor Welker
Eleanor Glee Welker, 88, 117 Green St., Mendon, died at 8:20 p.m. April 24, 2007, at The Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford.
She was born Aug. 16, 1918, in Arlington, to Harvey and Hazel Rinehart Orwick. On May 23, 1942, she married Lowell A. Welker, who survives.
Also surviving are a son, Eric (Bonita), Mendon; three daughters, Caral (William) Snider, Mendon, June (Gordon) Gingrich, Aurora, Colo., and Jane Amstutz, Clermont, Fla.; a sister, Dorothy Underwood, Lexington, Ky.; 11 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren and 12 step great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a brother, Harvey Orwick; a sister, Rebecca Decker; and a grandson.
She worked as a registered nurse for 45 years at various facilities in the area; was a member of Mendon United Methodist Church and its Women's Society of Christian Service and the Doll Collector's of Ohio; and was a 1940 graduate of St. Rita's Hospital School of Nursing, Lima.
Private services will be held for the family, the Rev. Charles Eagle officiating. Burial is at Goodwin Cemetery, Elgin.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Sunday at W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home, Mendon.
Contributions can be made to the church.
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