Stanley C. Welsh, 94, of Sciota passed away at 8:35 a.m. Monday, July 1, 2019 at Wesley Village Healthcare Center in Macomb.
He was born on August 2, 1924 in Sciota to G. Wayne and Nellie B. Curtis Welsh. He married Roberta DeCounter on February 7, 1946 in Sciota. She survives.
Also surviving are one son, Mitchell (Sandy) Welsh of Blandinsville; two daughters, Janet (Randy) Hachmeister of Burlington, Iowa and Melinda (Keith Donaldson) Welsh of Blandinsville; nine grandchildren; seventeen great-grandchildren and two on the way; and one brother, Gene (Ann) Welsh of Mitchell, Nebraska.
He was preceded by his parents; one daughter, Ellen Welsh Keithley and one brother, Max Welsh.
Stanley farmed all of his life. He started up his dairy farm and established a legacy for his family. He enjoyed wintering with Roberta in Ft. Myers where they made many life-long friends.
In his spare time he enjoyed golfing and fishing with his grandkids. RV’ing was also a favorite for he and Roberta. They traveled around the country visiting friends and family.
He was a graduate of Good Hope High School. He was a member of the Farm Bureau, member of the former Sciota Christian Church where he served as an elder for many years, attended the Blandinsville Christian Church. He was a volunteer fireman for many years.
He was an Army veteran serving during World War II.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 5, 2019 at the Blandinsville Christian Church with Reverend Gordon Blankenship officiating.
Visitation will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday at the church. Burial will be in Glade City Cemetery in Blandinsville.
Everyone is invited back to the church following the burial for a lunch and fellowship.
Memorials may be made to the LaMoine Christian Service Camp.
Clugston-Tibbitts Funeral Home in Blandinsville is in charge of arrangements.
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