Joseph A. Welp, 59, St. Anthony

Joseph WelpJoseph A. Welp, 59, of St. Anthony, died Wednesday (May 4) in Ferdinand. He was born in St. Anthony December 22, 1956, to Linus and Evangeline (Pfaff) Welp.

Joseph retired from the Hasenour Motor Company in St. Anthony as a service technician after 42 years of employment. He was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church in St. Anthony and the St. Anthony Community Center. He enjoyed fishing, traveling, gardening, attending church picnics and Forest Park basketball games, studying war history, going to museums, spending time outdoors, and being with family.

He is survived by three sisters, Jane McCann, Logansport, Judy Lamkin and husband Ken, Huntingburg, and Jackie Marlow and husband Mark, Victoria, Texas; one brother; John Welp and wife Donna, Huntingburg; three nieces, Erin Robbins, Carrie Sitzman, and Alex Marlow; one nephew, Todd Lamkin; and two great-nieces, Maggie and Addie Robbins.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Jerry McCann.

Preceding him in death were his parents, and a brother-in-law – Jerry McCann.

Friends may call from 9-11 a.m. Monday at St. Anthony Church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Anthony Church, or to the Dubois County Community Foundation – The St. Anthony Community Endowment. Online Condolences may be made at www.becherkluesner.com. Funeral services at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Anthony Church with burial following in the church cemetery.

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