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WELCH, George E. Sr.
Vassar, Michigan
Formerly of Evert, Michigan

George Elwood Welch, Sr., age 83 years, passed away Tuesday, August 4, 2015, at West Branch Regional Medical Center. He was born on March 19, 1932 in Evert, Michigan, the son of the late Howard and Rose (Sheldon) Welch. On August 1, 1969 he married Betty Woodruff and on March 2, 2008, after 39 years together, she preceded him in death. George was employed at Evert Products for 40 years. He was also a U.S. Army Veteran serving in the Korean War.

Surviving family include his children; George (Deb) Welch, Jr., John (Nancy) Welch, James Welch and Scott (Diane) Welch; his step-children; Bonnie Sheridan, Shirley Burbeula and Gary Parker; 16 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. George was preceded in death by his step-grandson, four brothers and two sisters.

Funeral and committal services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, August 7, 2015, at the Penzien-Steele Funeral Home, 149 N. Main St. in Vassar. Pastor David G. Somers officiating. Private burial will take place at ElkTownship Cemetery in Peck, Michigan. The family will greet friends on Friday from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the service.