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Olive Matilda Welker
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Obituary for Olive Matilda Welker

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 8, 2017, at Chisholm United Methodist Church with Rev. Terry Tilton officiating. Visitation will be for one-half hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday. Interment will be in Chisholm Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to Rupp Funeral Home & Cremation Service.

Olive Matilda Welker, 99, of Chisholm, died Sunday, July 2, 2017, at Fairview Range Medical Center in Hibbing. She was born January 17, 1918, in Stanley, ND, to John P. and Florence H. (Flatt) Carlson. She was a lifelong resident of Chisholm. Olive was a member of Chisholm United Methodist Church, the Shrine Auxiliary in Hibbing, and the Hibbing Red Hats Club. She volunteered at Iron World and was a Brownie leader. Olive enjoyed traveling and driving her car.

Survivors include her three children, Jim (Nancy) Welker of DeBary Florida, Carol (Gary) Spear of Side Lake, and John (Cristine) Welker of Marion, North Carolina; seven grandchildren, David Sorensen, Tina Pallady, Michele Iverson, Bill Welker, Lisa Sorensen, Max Welker, and Aja Parry; and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, David; and sister, Mary Hintgen.

In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to the Shrine Women’s General Auxiliary, c/o Sandy Churchill, 602 7th Avenue NW, Chisholm, MN 55719.


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Visitation

Saturday

8

Jul

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Chisholm United Methodist Church

307 1st Avenue SW
Chisholm, MN 55719

Funeral Service

Saturday

8

Jul

11:00 AM
Chisholm United Methodist Church

307 1st Avenue SW
Chisholm, MN 55719

Cemetery Details

Location

Chisholm City Cemetery

316 West Lake Street
Chisholm, MN 55719

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