|Clyde O. Welch
October 7, 1909–January 7, 1998
|Clyde O. Welch, 88, of Onslow, Iowa, died Wednesday evening, January 7, 1998 at the Monticello Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Monticello following a brief illness.
Clyde was born October 7, 1909 at Binger, Oklahoma, the son of James T. and Cora M. Comstock Welch. He attended the West Point Country Schools in Oklahoma and after his schooling helped his father on the family farm.
On February 10, 1930 Clyde married Freda Bickford at Anadarko, Oklahoma. After their marriage, they farmed in the Binger-Eakly, Oklahoma area. In 1945, Clyde and Freda moved to the Onslow area where Clyde drove school bus for the Wyoming and Onslow Schools. He also worked for the town of Onslow. Clyde retired in the early 1980's.
Clyde was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church of Onslow.
He is survived by his wife, Freda; one son, Arvin Welch and wife JoAnn of Cedar Rapids; three grandchildren, Lori Thornburg and husband David of Altoona, Larry Welch and wife Marcy of DeKalb, Illinois and Lisa Feaker and husband Gary of Urbandale; and four-great-grandchildren.
Clyde is preceded in death by his parents, four sisters and one brother.
Funeral services were conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, January 10, 1998 at Calvary Baptist Church in Onslow with the Rev. Dean Hiner officiating. Burial was in Clay Cemetery, Onslow. Friends called at the Hayden Funeral Home in Wyoming on Friday, January 9, 1998 from 4–7 p.m.
Casket bearers were Jim Ward, Kenneth Jorgensen, Max Parmer, James Lindsey, George Wessels and Lennie Miller.
Submitted by: Janet A. Brandt
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