Dr. JOHN E. WELHAVEN


DR. JOHN E. WELHAVEN, 92, died August 19, 2013 in Fort Pierce, Florida. Dr. Welhaven was born in New York City, New York and moved to Ft. Pierce in 1952 coming from Asheville, North Carolina. Dr. Welhaven graduated from the Cleveland School of Podiatry in 1949 and attended the University of Miami, School of Medicine. He started his practice in 1953 in Fort Pierce at the Arcade Building. He attended Trinity Lutheran Church. He was a Life Member of the Marine Corp. League, Jack Ivy Detachment in Fort Pierce, also Life Member of the Elks Club, and a member of the Lions Club. He served with the US Marine Corp during WWII. Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Virginia L. Welhaven and son, Thor (Lourdes) Welhaven both of Ft. Pierce, Marc (Susan) Welhaven of Pensacola and Eric (Sheila) Welhaven of Lady Lake and granddaughter, Brandi. Memorial contributions may be made to the World Wildlife Fund or the Parkinson Foundation. Services: Visitation will be held on Monday, August 26, 2013 from 10:00-11:00 AM with a service to follow at 11:00 AM at Haisley Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Arrangements are under the direction of Haisley Funeral & Cremation Service. An online guest book may be signed at www.haisleyfuneralhome.com

Funeral Home

Haisley Funeral and Cremation Service
3015 Okeechobee Road Fort Pierce, FL 34947
(772) 461-5211

Published in the TC Palm on Aug. 25, 2013