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“Sharon, Patty n family....my sympathy on the loss of Gene. ”
1 of 12 | Posted by: Beth Ann Wyatt - Fort Wayne, IN

“Deepest Sympathy to the entire family. He was a wonderful person and will be greatly missed by allConnie & Bruce ”
2 of 12 | Posted by: Connie Frederick - Fort Wayne, IN

“sorry for your loss. ”
3 of 12 | Posted by: larry haugk - Columbia city, IN

“You are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
4 of 12 | Posted by: patti lindsay - fort wayne, IN

“May God wrap all of you within his arms to comfort you. I have known the Welch family more than 50 years and have many memories. Get togethers,...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Holly Hughes (DeWolfe) - Ossian, IN

“Worked with Gene at Scott's on Decatur Rd, while I was in and out of high school. Fly high Gene! ”
6 of 12 | Posted by: Kristen Bowley - Huntington, IN

“My prayers go out to the family and friends . Gene was a good guy and a great person to work with !! ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: Kevin Henschen - Ft Wayne, IN

“Gloria Rockey and I are so sorry of Gene's passing.We are happy that we got to share some good memories together.May God wrap His arms around you and...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: David Rockey - Albion, IN

“Our prayers and thoughts for all the family ”
9 of 12 | Posted by: Cathie and Carey and Kathy Crago - IN

“My thoughts, love and prayers go out to all of you at this time. Gene was a remarkable, loving man with a great sense of humor. May God comfort each...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Betsy Harris - Family Friend

“Gloria and family, our hearts break for all of you during this sad time. We are praying for you. ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Katie McCollister - Fort Wayne, IN

“My thoughts and prayers to you all. ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: Amanda DeWolfe Ritchie - IN


Eugene "Gene" Welch, 66, passed away Monday, August 7, 2017. Born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Gene graduated from North Side High School. Gene had been working in the grocery industry since 1968 with Kroger, Rogers, and Scotts. The number one priority in his life was his family. He also enjoyed going on Disney Castaway Cay Cruises with his wife, and woodworking. Surviving are his loving wife of 46 years, Gloria Welch of Fort Wayne; mother, Mary Welch of Fort Wayne; children, Patti (Ben) Ewing of Fort Wayne, Jim (Stephanie Hershberger) Welch, Dave (Eva) Welch both of Ossian; grandchildren, Jessica (Justin) Bowman, Katie (Jake) Sherwin, Brandon (Kelsie Vaught) Betts, Morgan Ewing, Ian Welch, Jessie Welch, Charity Huss, Kirsten Ewing, Lucas Welch; two great-grandsons; sisters, Linda (Marvin) Haugk of Hoagland, Vickie (Rene) Majors of Lynnville, TN, Pam (Bob) Satterthwaite of Fort Wayne, and Sharon (Jim) Klima of Hicksville, OH. Gene was preceded in death by his birth father Eugene C. Mowery, father, Robert Derwood Welch, and sister, Bonita Bergman. Service is 11:00 am, Friday, August 11, 2017 at D.O. McComb & Sons Covington Knolls Funeral Home, 8325 Covington Road with calling one hour prior. Calling at the funeral home Thursday, August 10, 2017, 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm. Burial in Covington Memorial Gardens, Fort Wayne, Indiana.