Eugene Edwin Welke
May 31, 1938 - April 28, 2017
Eugene Edwin Welke, 78, of Reading, passed away Friday, April 28, 2017 at Hillsdale Hospital. He was born May 31, 1938 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin to Edwin and Erna (Zich) Welke. Eugene married Linda Hulit on February 14, 1962 and she survives.
He was a graduate of Eau Claire Vocational School and went on to serve his country in the United States Army. Eugene rode bike and enjoyed Nascar, the weather, being outdoors, canoeing and fishing.
In addition to his wife, Linda, Eugene is survived by daughters, Deborah Welke of Denver, Colorado and Cortina (Dan) Dyson of Reading; sons, Daniel (Melissa) Welke of River Falls, Wisconsin and Christopher (Alicia) Welke of Camden; sisters, Marlene (James) Paulson and Dianne Schroeder both of Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin; ten grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
Eugene was preceded in death by his parents and one brother.
Memorial service for Eugene Edwin Welke will be Monday, May 8, 2017 at 1:00 PM at St. Paul Lutheran Church with Pastor Dan Johnson officiating. Interment will follow in St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 11:00 AM until the time of service at the church.
Memorial contributions can be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church.
Arrangements are entrusted to Eagle Funeral Home-George White Chapel in Reading.
Visitation: Monday, May 8, 2017 11:00 AM - 1:00 PMSt. Paul Lutheran ChurchGet Directions
Memorial Service: Monday, May 8, 2017 1:00 PMSt. Paul Lutheran ChurchGet Directions
Interment: Monday, May 8, 2017 St. Paul Lutheran CemeteryGet Directions