|Lenora Louise Scouten Welch
February 16, 1910–September 17, 1996
Funeral services for Lenora L. Welch, 86,
were held Thursday, Sept. 19, 1996 at the
Goettsch Funeral Home, Monticello with
bur i al in Oakwood Cemetery. The Rev. Duane
Ferguson officiated at the services.
Lenora L. Welch of Monticello died Tuesday, Sept. 17,1996 at her home following an
Lenora Louise Scouten was born Feb. 16,
1910 in Cado County, Okla., the daughter of
Roy and Ida Ralston Scouten. She graduated
from High School in Oklahoma and later took
her nurses training in Oklahoma City.
Lenora L. Scouten and Manville Welch
were married Nov. 22,1933 in Cado County,
Okla. The couple made their home for a brief
time in Oklahoma before moving to Iowa.
The couple farmed in Jones and Clinton Counties before they purchased their farm in
Hardscrabble, near Monticello, in 1963.
Mrs. Welch had been a member of the
Royal Neighbors, the Lovell Homemakers
and the Oak Drive Club.
Survivors include her husband, Manville; a
son, Irie Welch of Monticello, and a daughter, Evalena (Robert) Lang of Hopkinton;
three grandchildren, John Lang of Hopkinton,
Teresa Lafrenz, Bettendorf and Daniel Lang
of Iowa City; three great-granddaughters,
Heather, Brandi, Nikole; two sisters, Hazel
James of Texas and Marjory Smith of Canyon City, Colo., two sisters-in-law, Alice
Cherry of Minco, Okla., Ethyl Scouten of
Oklahoma City. She was preceded in death
by her parents, two brothers and one sister.
Submitted by: Janet A. Brandt
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