Born: 27 Aug 1905
Died: 20 Oct 1997
At the age of: 92
Spouse: Arthur Francis Welch
Children: James, Allen, Vergil, Colleen
Parents: Thomas & Maime Gardner Lloyd
SANTA ANA, Calif. – Lucile Welch, 92, Santa Ana, Calif., a former Malta resident, died Monday, Oct. 20, 1997, at Hospice Family Care Center in Santa Ana.
She was born August 27, 1905, in Elba, the daughter of Thomas and Maime Gardner Lloyd. She attended schools in Bridge.
She married Arthur Francis Welch on Dec. 18, 1928, in Boise. Following their marriage, they moved to Elko, Nevada, where they lived for 20 years. They moved to Santa Ana 25 years ago, and she lived there until her death. She was a loving mother and will be missed by all.
Survivors include three sons, James F. Welch of Elko, Allen L. Welch of Fountain Valley, Calif., and Vergil L. Welch of Santa Ana; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband on Oct. 15, 1982, and an infant daughter, Colleen Barbara Welch.
The funeral was held Saturday, Oct. 25, at the Malta LDS Ward Chapel with Bishop George Darrington officiating. Burial in Valley Vu Cemetery, Malta, was directed by Payne Mortuary of Burley.
In Memory of
August 27, 1905 – October 20, 1997
3:00 p.m. Saturday, October 25, 1997
Malta LDS Ward Chapel
Bishop George K. Darrington, officiating
Family Prayer: Al Welch
Meditation Music: Sylvia Grush
Opening Prayer: Lano Elison
Life Sketch: Al Welch
Vocal Solo: Adele Freestone “Amazing Grace”
Remarks: Bishop George K. Darrington
Congregational Hymn: Page #86 “How Great Thou Art”
Closing Prayer: Jerry Udy
Accompanist: Sylvia Grust
Compassionate Service: Malta 1st Ward Relief Society
Active Casket Bearers: Lucile’s Family and Friends
Internment: Valley Vu Cemetery – Malta, Idaho
Dedicatory Prayer: Bishop George K. Darrington