January 18, 2022

Beulah E. Welcher, Creston

Beulah E. Welcher 91, of Mt. Pleasant formerly of Lockridge passed away on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022, at Arbor Court in Mt. Pleasant.

Beulah was born on Aug. 5, 1930, at Afton, Iowa, the ninth of 16 children, the daughter of Bert and Ava Mae (Mills) Dady. She was united in marriage to Alvin Edward Welcher on March 29, 1947, at the Methodist Church parsonage in Creston. He preceded her in death on June 4, 2000. Beulah worked at Emerson’s and later Motorola of Mt. Pleasant. She was the bookkeeper for her husband’s plumbing business. She was the director of the Lockridge Senior Center for a number of years retiring at the age of 83. In her spare time she loved to go fishing and going to the casino. Education was very important to her and she impressed that on her grandchildren. Beulah was of the Baptist faith.

She is survived by her children, Dolores (Tony) Beaber of Mt. Pleasant, and Dixie (Harold) Engle of Fairfield, 11 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren and 15 great-great-grandchildren, her daughter-in-law, Beth Welcher of Mt. Pleasant, her brothers, Orval (Eleanor) Dady of Corydon, Iowa, Milo Dady of Osage Beach, Missouri, her sisters, LaVon Pfadenhauer of West Burlington, Evelyn Bierce of Murray, Iowa and Sylvia Seguancia of Rialto, California, along with her sister-in-law, Gaylene Welcher of Texas.

Beulah was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her son, Dale Welcher, one great-grandchild, along with ten brothers and sisters.

Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 14, 2022, at the First Baptist Church in Mt. Pleasant with Pastor Steve English officiating. The family will receive friends from 9:30 a.m. until service time at the church on Friday. Burial will be in the Lockridge Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 7 p.m. on Thursday at the Murphy Funeral Home in Mt. Pleasant. Memorials may be directed to the Lockridge Cemetery Association or to the Lockridge Veterans Association in her memory.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.murphyfuneralandmonuments.com