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John Edward Welch

August 21, 1952 May 8, 2019
John Edward Welch
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John Edward Welch age 66 passed away on Wednesday May 8, 2019 at Mercy Hospital and Trauma Center Janesville. He was born on August 21, 1952, son of Emily Peters Welch and Edward Welch. John was raised in Barnstable, Massachusetts entered the Navy for five years serving in the Mediterranean, followed by twenty eight years in the Army Reserve, serving in the Gulf War Shield/Storm, Operation Enduring Freedom Afghanistan retiring as E-6 Staff Sargent. John Married Donna Mae Halvensleben on October 15, 1983 in Central Lutheran Church Edgerton, WI., they have lived and raised their family in rural Janesville. He was employed by Rock County for twenty three years, retiring in 2017. John is survived by his wife Donna of thirty five years, children; Scott and Heidi, two grandchildren; Emma and Bennett, sisters; Louise (Tom) Murphy, Karen (David) Melesky, Jean Beeler, Susan (Dennis) Leffelman, Denise (Randall) Wellnitz, brothers; Michael (Denise) Halvensleben, Thomas (Barbra) Halvensleben, mother in-law; Virginia Halvensleben and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, and father in-law; Harold Halvensleben. Funeral services will be held at 11:00AM on Tuesday May 14, 2019 at St. John's Lutheran Church Evansville with reverend Matthew Poock officiating. Burial will follow in Maple Hill Cemetery with Military rites provided by V.F.W. Post 6905 Evansville. A visitation will be held from 9:00AM until the time of service on Tuesday at Church.


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Visitation

Tuesday

14

May

9:00 AM 5/14/2019 9:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 5/14/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. John's Lutheran Church

312 South Third street
Evansville, WI

St. John's Lutheran Church
312 South Third street Evansville WI
United States

Service

Tuesday

14

May

11:00 AM 5/14/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. John's Lutheran Church

312 South Third street
Evansville, WI

Military Rites following the graveside service in Maple Hill Cemetery Evansville provided by V.F.W. Post 6905 Evansville.

St. John's Lutheran Church
312 South Third street Evansville WI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Maple Hill Cemetery Final Resting Place

Cemetery Road
Evansville, WI 53536

Cemetery Road Evansville 53536 WI
United States
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