CARLINVILLE - Robert "Bob" Welte, 77, of Carlinville, passed away Friday afternoon, August 3, 2012 at Carlinville Rehab Center in Carlinville.
Bob was born on December 9, 1934 in Carlinville, the son of Frank and Eleanor (Rathke) Welte. Bob graduated from Carlinville High School, class of 1952. He then served in the United States Army after graduation. Bob married Joan M Loges on August 22, 1955 in Carlinville and she preceded him in death on December 30, 2008.
Bob is survived by his son, David Welte (Danita) of Carlinville; daughter, Debra A. Costello (Patrick "Ernie") of Carlinville; 5 Grandchildren; 6 Great-Grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Bob was preceded in death by his wife, Joan, parents, 2 brothers and 2 sisters.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 7, 2012 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church in Carlinville.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, with Rev. Peter Kirby, officiating.
Burial will follow at Prairie Lawn Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to the VNA Tip Hospice or the
Online condolences can be given at www.davisandersonfuneralhome.com.
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