Dorothy Welter

DOROTHY L. WELTER, 82 LOVES PARK - Dorothy L. Welter, 82 of Loves Park died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, in her home. Born April 27, 1930, in Chicago, daughter of John and Lucille (Sullivan) Fish. Worked for Amerock for several years, and after she retired worked for Septran through the Rockford School District. Dorothy was an avid in antiquing and loved to go to antique auctions. Survivors include children, Gwendolyn (H. James) Patterson, Michael (Susan) Welter, Virginia (Joseph) Ernst, Dale Welter, Deborah (Raymond) Zegunis, James Welter and Kelly (Caroline) Welter; grandchildren, Jeffery, Christopher, Jonathon, Joseph, Chelsea, Jason, Megan, Kaden and Callum; and eight great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her parents and husband, Curtis in 2003. The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to VNA Hospice for their wonderful care and support. Graveside service at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 19, in Calvary Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family for a fund to be established. Express online condolences at

Published in Rockford Register Star from Nov. 17 to Nov. 18, 2012