July 7, 1917 – July 25, 2014
Beatrice “Bea” Welch, 97, beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, aunt and friend, died Friday, July 25, 2014, in Winona, Minn.
She is survived by her children, Colleen (Donald) Houser, Columbus, Ohio, Mary Jo (James) Hopfensperger, Bellevue, Neb., Marge Collins, Eyota, Minn., Cathie Logan, Winona, Minn., and Bill (Ellie Schulte) Collins, Merrimac, Wis.; 12 grandchildren and soon-to-be 24 great-grand children; and five generations of much loved nieces and nephews.
Visitation is Thursday, July 31, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., at Martin Funeral Home, Waukon, Iowa. Mass is Friday, August 1, at 11 a.m., St. Patrick’s Church, Waukon.
Read the full obituary at www.martinfunerals.com.