TRENTON -- E. Jean Welch of McCook, 90, died Wednesday (Oct. 1, 2003) at El Dorado Manor in Trenton.
She was born June 29, 1913, to Edward and Sadie (Fleming) Young in Atlantic, Iowa. She grew up in Atlantic where she graduated from high school.
On Sept. 18, 1934, she married Howard J. Welch in Atlantic. The couple resided in Lincoln. In 1952, they moved to McCook where her husband was employed at Pat's Bootery until his retirement. She was a former employee of the McCook Daily Gazette.
She was a member of the First Congregational Church in McCook.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard in January 1997; one son, Edward James in August 1997; and one sister, Ruth Andrews.
Survivors include one daughter, Jocelyn Sheldon of Greenville, Ohio and two grandsons.
There will be no services. Her request was to be cremated. Her inurnment will be at Atlantic City Cemetery in Atlantic.
Memorials may be given in her name to El Dorado Manor Home in Trenton, NE 69044.
Friends may correspond with the family at 210 Ark Avenue, Greenville, Ohio 45331.
Herrmann Funeral Home in McCook is in charge of the arrangements.