Mary L. Welle

  • Born: December 3, 1920
  • Died: July 25, 2014
  • Location: Springfield, Illinois

Lincoln Land Cremation Society

917 S. 7th Street
Springfield, IL 62703
Tel. (217) 523-4646

Tribute & Message From The Family

Mary L. Welle 93, of Springfield, died at 12:35 a.m. on Friday, July 25, 2014 at St. John's Hospital.

Mary was born December 3, 1920 in Rochester, the daughter of Christopher and Gertrude Stone Ginder. She married Edward D. Welle on October 31, 1938 in St. Louis, MO; he preceded her in death.

Mary was a 1937 graduate of Rochester High School and retired from Franklin Life after 35 years of service as a supervisor. She then worked for 10 years at Fannie Mae as a retail clerk. She was a member of C.D. of A. and St. Louise de Marillac. She enjoyed her family and friends.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; granddaughter, Mary Lou Rooney; four brothers, William, Lyman, and Elmer and Robert Ginder; and two sisters, Catherine Powley and Grace Frederick; son-in-law, Ronald G. Rees

She is survived by one daughter, Barbara Rees of Springfield; grandson, Eric D. Welle Rees; three great-grandchildren, Ryan Johnson, Michael Rooney, and Colton Rees; and two great-great-grandchildren, Paige and Julena Johnson.

Cremation was accorded by Lincoln Land Cremation Society prior to ceremonies.

Memorial Gathering and Funeral Mass: The family will host a memorial gathering on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 from 9:30 until 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph's Church, 1345 N. 6th St., Springfield. A funeral mass will follow at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. Steven Janoski, celebrant. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to: American Diabetes Association, National Processing Center, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312 or contributions for Memorial Masses.