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Welch, Jeanette E., 91, of La Habra, passed away on September 6, 2011. She was born Jeanette Eliona Cheney in Modesto, California on April 4, 1920. She graduated from UC Berkeley with a B.S. in Food Science in 1942. Jeanette met her husband, James (Jim) Welch where they worked together at Borden's Creamery. They were married in December of 1947, and enjoyed 45 years of happiness together. Their first son, Jamie, was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Their second son, William, was born in Walnut Creek, California. After William was born, they moved their young family to La Habra, California where Jim got a job at Coca Cola Company. Jeanette wanted a little girl, and Janine Ann was born in 1958. Jeanette and Jim were blessed with five grandchildren: Lindsay, Christian, Jeff, Jason and Justine; two great grandchildren: Cary and Cameron. Jeanette is predeceased by her husband, Jim and her son, William. She is survived by her son, Jamie; daughter, Janine; five grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.

Published in Orange County Register on Sept. 12, 2011
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