Willis "Bill" Neal Weltz March 16, 1960 - April 12, 2010 SALEM - Willis "Bill" Neal Weltz, of Salem died at his home April 12, 2010. He was 50 years old. Bill was born on March 16, 1960 in Seattle, Wash. to Dennis Weltz Sr. and Mary Dunham. Bill married Laurie Graudon on August 8, 1991 in Salem, Ore. Bill is survived by his wife, Laurie Weltz; children, Kristine, Lisa, Craig, Dana and Mark Weltz; grandchildren, Jhordan Weltz and Wesley Raynor; his mother, Mary Dunham, father, Dennis Weltz Sr.; brothers, Dennis Jr., Jerry, and Steve Weltz and Herb Dunham, all of Salem; and a brother, Chris A. Calderarra of Anchorage, Alaska; and his nephew, Denny Weltz of Salem. A Memorial Service will be held at 2 p.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church on Thursday, April 15. Howell-Edwards-Doerksen with Rigdon-Ransom Funeral Directors are handling arrangements. Friends and family may send condolences at www.hed-fh.com.
Published in StatesmanJournal on Apr. 15, 2010