|Name||Age||Place of Birth > Place of Death||Newspaper||Publication Date||Submitter|
|WELLING, Hedwig "Hattie" (SCHRAGE)||89||Aviston IL||CarlyleUB||31 Dec 2008||fch|
October 15, 1919 - December 23, 2008
Hedwig "Hattie" Welling, 89, of Aviston, died Tuesday, December 23, 2008, at Countryside Manor in Aviston.
She was born October 15, 1919, in St. Rose daughter of Joseph and Anna (Hoff) Schrage. She married Leo G. Welling on May 21, 1941, in St. Louis, Mo. and he preceded her in death on February 3, 1999.
She is survived by her children, Shirley Roshel of St. Charles, Mo., Mary Lee (Dennis) Schmidt of Wichita, Kan., Richard (Pat) Welling of Trenton, Marcellus Welling of Baltimore, Md., Karen (Gene) Canavan of Breese and Patricia (Paul) Jaeger of The Woodlands, Texas; one sister, Dorothy Maloney of St. Charles, Mo.; 14 grandchildren, Lance Roshel, Lisa (Jeffrey) McKamely, Douglas (Robyn) Schmidt, Daniel (Lisa) Schmidt, Darryl (Julie) Schmidt, Michelle (Dave) Huffman, Aleta (Michael) Hardy, Ian Welling, Kent Welling, Carrie Welling, Teresa Welling, Adam Welling, Brandon Jaeger and Collin Jaeger; and ten greatgrandchildren.
In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Leon Welling; five brothers, August Schrage, Joe Schrage, Otto Schrage, Robert Schrage and Leonard Schrage; four sisters, Bernadine Schumacher, Anna Wilke, Sister Jeanette (Clara) Schrage, and Regina Klostermann; four brothers-in-law, Joe Schumacher, Ben Wilke, Bernard "Barney" Klostermann and John Maloney; and three sisters-in-law, Salome Schrage, Lenore Schrage and Clara Schrage.
She was a homemaker and a member of St. Francis Parish and Ladies Sodality, and the American Legion Post 1239 Auxiliary in Aviston.
A funeral service was held at 10 a.m. Monday, December 29, at St. Francis Church in Aviston with Deacon Charlie Litteken officiating.
Burial followed in the St. Francis Cemetery in Aviston.
Hempen Funeral Home in Aviston handled the arrangements.
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