Carol Jean Welch, 80, of Fort Branch, IN, passed away at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, IN, on Monday, April 10, 2023. She was born to the late George and Aleda (Welman) Heuring on February 16, 1943, in Fort Branch, IN.
Carol was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Fort Branch. She was a seamstress and as the floral designer, having worked for Buehlor’s IGA in Princeton, IN, as the floral manager for several years. In her free time, she enjoyed writing poetry, drawing, gardening, floral design, visiting friends in the nursing homes and spending time with her family.
Besides her parents, she is preceded in death by her loving husband, Victor Lee Welch and her sister, Joy Ann Meyer.
She is survived by her sons; Michael Ray Welch of Fort Branch, IN and Scott Andrew (Kelli) Welch of Newburgh, IN; sister, Barbara Heuring of Fort Branch, IN; grandchildren, Casey Allen Welch, Joseph Pierzakowski, and Danielle Pierzakowski; and nieces, Darla Joy and Lisa Ann.
Funeral services will be on Sunday, April 16, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. at Stodghill Funeral Home in Fort Branch with Pastor Ricky Simpson officiating. Visitation will be on Sunday, April 16, 2023, from 10:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home. Burial will be at Garden of Memories Cemetery in Gentryville, IN. Donations in her honor can be made to the American Diabetes Association.
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