James Benjamin Welch (1925 - 2018)

  • "A Very dear man who will be missed by many. Thank you for..."
    - Steve Doane
  • "Jim, when I first started working at McClellan AFB right..."
    - Robert Garcia
  • "Jim was a fellow vet, a fellow retiree from country club..."

James Benjamin Welch, born on Aug. 13, 1925 in Salt Lake City, UT: passed away Sept. 9, 2018. Beloved husband of Betty, loving father to Jim Welch (Elizabeth) and Sandra Jukes (Walter): predeceased by his son Richard; beloved step-father to Jon Hyatt (Bobbi) and Kathleen Doane (Michael). Greatly loved by numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Proud U.S. Marine Veteran; served in the Pacific Theatre in WWII; Purple Heart recipient. Retired civil servant, McClelland AFB. Enjoyed RVing, boating and fishing. Volunteer for the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, V.I.P.S. Sacramento Sheriff. Forever loved and held in our hearts. Memorial service on Mon., Sept. 24, 2018, 12 pm at Lind Brothers Funeral Home, 4221 Manzanita Ave., Carmichael, CA, 95608, (916) 482-8080. Laid to rest at Sacramento Valley National Cemetery
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Lind Brothers Mortuary
4221 Manzanita Avenue
Carmichael, CA 95608
(916) 482-8080
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Published in The Sacramento Bee on Sept. 16, 2018
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