Mary C. Welch
Mary C. Welch, 98, of Springfield died at 12:32 pm Monday, October 29, 2018 at Memorial Medical Center. She was born January 15, 1920 in Nilwood, IL, the daughter of Charles and Ruby (Slone) Short. She married Sidney L. Welch on June 21, 1942 and he preceded her in death on February 23, 2001.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; brother, Jack and sister, Harriet.
Mary is survived by her daughter Kathy Jimerson of Springfield; two sons, Thomas Welch of Jefferson City, MO and Dr. Patrick (Napasatka Thongman) Welch of Chico, CA; six grandchildren, Christopher Welch, Elisabeth (Caleb) Hoover, Michael Jimerson, Zachary, Mary, and Erik Welch; three great-grandchildren, Alyssa and Mikey Jimerson and Sydney Welch and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Mary was an administrative assistant at Blue Cross Blue Shield of IL and Crawford and Company for many years. She enjoyed quilting, reading, working crossword puzzles and was an avid Cubs fan and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and family.
Visitation: 11 am – 1 pm Friday, November 16, 2018 at Staab Funeral Home-Springfield.
Funeral Service: 1:00 pm Friday, November 16, 2018 at Staab Funeral Home-Springfield with Dr. Kent Lolling officiating. Burial will follow at Waverly East Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Laurel United Methodist Church.