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Harold "Harry" Welch

Harold "Harry" Welch

Harold "Harry" Welch, age 82, of Hasting, passed away peacefully on May 3rd, 2019.

Harry enjoyed life to the fullest and leaves many friends and relatives with a smile of all the stories and memories of a lifetime. He also took pride in the fact he was able to travel to all 50 states and most of Canada, Mexico and Europe. He also spent the last few winters in Texas and Golf Shores.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 39 years, Darlene; parents, Russ and Rose; sister, Helen Redding; and partner, Carolie Lucking. Harry is survived by his partner, Karen Elliott; children, Russ (Lisa), Kurt (Diana), Marty (Geri), Sheila (Kevin), John (Karen), and Sara; sisters, Lois Drometer, Jan (Gordie) Cran; many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nephews and nieces.

A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday (5/9) at 11:00 AM at St. Philip's Lutheran Church, 1401 W. 15th Street in Hastings. A Memorial Gathering will be held from 4-7 PM on Wednesday (5/8) at St. Philip's and 1 hour prior to the service at church on Thursday. Interment, Lakeside Cemetery in Hastings. Arrangements are being handled by Starkson Family Life Celebration Chapel.