TELL CITY – Leoma Marie Welsh, 84, passed away, Friday, July 4, 2014, at Oakwood Health Campus in Tell City.
She was born in Evanston April 11, 1930, to the late Alvin and Mathilda (Polster) Wittman. She was also preceded in death by her brothers, Edward and Reuben Wittman.
Leoma was a 1947 graduate of Dale High School and a 1955 graduate of the Lutheran Hospital School of Nursing in St. Louis, Mo. She worked as a registered nurse for 10 years in Denver and 28 years at Perry County Memorial Hospital, retiring in 1995.
She was a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church and had served as a deacon's assistant. She enjoyed sewing, reading, traveling and her church.
Surviving are her children, Barbara Welsh Carver of Tell City and Joel Clyde Welsh of Leicester, N.C. and a brother, Alfred Wittman of Evanston.
Funeral services were held Monday, July 7, at St. John's Lutheran Church. The Rev. Daniel Gadbaw officiated. Burial was in St. John's Lutheran Church Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Lutheran Deaconess Association Center for Diaconal Ministry 1304 La Porte Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383 or Crisis Connection at P.O. Box 903 Jasper, IN 47547
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