Lawrence G. Welp, 63, Ferdinand

Lawrence G. Welp, 63, of Ferdinand, died Tuesday, January 11, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper. He was born in Jasper October 10, 1958, to Herbert and Ida Mae (Seifert) Welp.

Lawrence was a 1977 graduate of Jasper High School and a U.S. Navy veteran. He was a member of Precious Blood Catholic Church in Jasper and recently attended St. Ferdinand Catholic Church. He was an avid movie watcher and enjoyed spending time at Patoka Lake and being with his family and friends.

He is survived by his father, Herbert Welp, Jasper; five brothers, Keith and Joe Welp, both of Jasper, Ronald Welp and wife Connie, Rosemont, Minnesota, Scott Welp and wife Anne, Indianapolis, and Robert Welp and wife Cheryl, Celestine; two sisters, Mary Ann Beissel and husband Dan, Apple Valley, Minnesota, and Michelle Fulton and husband Tim, Evansville; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Ida Mae Welp.

A Memorial Mass will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, at Precious Blood Church. VFW Post 673 will conduct military rites. Memorial contributions can be made to the Memorial Hospital Foundation. Online condolences can be shared at www.becherkluesner.com.

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