Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020
Eileen C. (Muhlenkamp) Welsch, age 95, of Coldwater, died Monday, January 20, 2020 at Briarwood Village, Coldwater.
She was born August 24, 1924 in Trinity, IN, to the late Leo & Agnes (Braun) Muhlenkamp. She married Lewis Welsch on October 30, 1944 and he died April 18, 1989.
She is survived by children; Bonnie & Bob Searight of Celina, Tom & Betty Welsch of Wapak, Mary Ann & Ray Limbert of Botkins, Jean & Joe Weigel of Coldwater, Ben & Linda Welsch of Coldwater, Beck & Don Wehrkamp of Ft. Recovery, Mike & Karen Welsch of St. Anthony, and Chuck & Kris Welsch of Coldwater; 27 grandchildren; 45 great grandchildren; and siblings and in-laws; Luella Laux of Trinity, Jim & Irma Muhlenkamp of Portland, and Martha & Arnie Hilgeford of Portland.
She is preceded in death by step-mother, Mary Schmitt, 3 special great-grandchildren, and siblings and in-laws; Lewis Muhlenkamp, Norma & Joe Wallischeck, JoAnn & Ralph Brackman, Rosie & Bevan Deitsch, Ruth Muhlenkamp, Virginia Muhlenkamp, Mark Laux, George & Mary Borgerding, and Harold & Loretta Welsch.
She was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church and Catholic Order of Foresters. Eileen was a homemaker that enjoyed bingo, playing cards, spending time with family, and was well known by family and friends for dancing to "Come on Eileen" at family weddings and events. She also enjoyed time at the Senior Citizens Center and always cherished her years at Briarwood Village in Coldwater.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 AM on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Burial will follow in St. Anthony Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater from 2 to 7 pm on Friday, January 24, and from 9 to 10 AM on Saturday.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Briarwood Activity Fund.
Condolences may be left at www.hogenkampfh.com.