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Carol Louise Welch

December 14, 1940 April 29, 2018
Carol Louise Welch
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Obituary for Carol Louise Welch

Carol Louise (Meme) Welch, age 77, former resident of Fort Scott, and more recently of Overland Park, Kansas, died Sunday, April 29, 2018 at St. Luke’s South Hospital. She was born December 14, 1940, in Fort Scott, Kansas the daughter of Victor Carpenter and Lucille Willey Carpenter. Carol was a 1958 graduate of Fort Scott High School. She attended Pittsburg State College. She was previously employed by American States Insurance in Overland Park. She married Denny O. D. Welch Jr. on August 29, 1987 in Overland Park. Her joy was spending time with grandchildren.



Survivors include her husband, Denny O.D. (Papa) Welch, Jr.; five sons, O. D. Welch III and wife Melody, Chet Shellenberger, Stephen Shellenberger and wife Chris, Chuck Welch and wife Elizabeth, and Daniel Shellenberger; one daughter, Karin Shellenberger Gomez. Also surviving are fourteen grandchildren; Lacey, Joseph, Lauren, Taylor, Kelsea, Phillip, Emma, Ashlyn, Victoria, Peyton, Charles, Meghan, Gabriel, and Oliver. She was preceded in death by her parents and a grandson, CPL Nicholas Gomez.



Following cremation, memorial services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, May 5th, in the Cheney Witt Chapel. The family will receive friends from 10:00 A.M. until service time at the Chapel. Following services Stephen will host a reception from 6:00 - 9:00 PM at his home, 13646 W. 129th St. Olathe, KS. 66062. Memorials are suggested to the Wounded Warriors project and may be sent to Cheney Witt Chapel, P.O. Box 347, Fort Scott, Kansas 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guest book at cheneywitt.com.


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Visitation

Saturday

5

May

10:00 AM 5/5/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 5/5/2018 11:00:00 AM
Cheney Witt Chapel

201 S. Main St.
Fort Scott, KS 66701

Cheney Witt Chapel
201 S. Main St. Fort Scott 66701 KS
United States

Service

Saturday

5

May

11:00 AM 5/5/2018 11:00:00 AM
Cheney Witt Chapel

201 S. Main St.
Fort Scott, KS 66701

Cheney Witt Chapel
201 S. Main St. Fort Scott 66701 KS
United States

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Wounded Warrior Project

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