Allen M. Welty

1921-2008

Tuesday, January 22, 2008

ALEDO - Allen M. Welty, 86, Aledo, died Sunday (Jan. 20, 2008) at OSF St. Mary Medical Center, Galesburg.

Service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Bewley Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Aledo. Visitation will be 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Monmouth Cemetery in Monmouth. Military rites will be conducted by Mercer County VFW Post 1571. Memorials may be made to the Allen Welty Memorial Fund.

Mr. Welty was born April 30, 1921, in Monmouth, the son of Melvin Allen Welty and Mildred Carlotta Carstensen. He married Betty Jean Lusk in July 1948, in Monmouth and later married Vicky Rae Harrison in February 1968.

Allen was a World War II Veteran in the Army Air Force and a member of Aledo Moose Lodge and Angus Association. He was a farmer. He enjoyed raising cattle, fishing, his grandkids and his family.

Survivors (and spouses) include his children, Alan (Susan) Welty and Jennifer Jean (Charles) Clark, both of Galesburg, and James Troy (Monica) Welty, Aledo; sister-in-law Violet Mae Welty, Galesburg; eight grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Vicky, parents and brother, Earl.

Online condolences may be left at www.bewleyfuneralhome.com.

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