Darlene Welch
Darlene Welch
  • January 27, 1941 - March 10, 2017
  • Goehner, Nebraska

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Darlene Marie Welch, born January 27, 1941, and earned her angel wings on March 10, 2017, surrounded by family in her daughters home in Goehner. She was married to Darrel Welch on June 20, 1959, and they had five children. Darlene loved to bowl, camping, traveling, spending time with her family and crochet.

Darlene and her husband own Welch's Tax Service, LLC, which relocated to "O" Street this year as their 51st year in business continues. She loved all her children and grandchildren very much and was the greatest mother, wife and grandmother ever.

Darlene also worked many years for Metro Mail, Lincoln Telephone, Russell Stovers, J.C. Penneys, a babysitter and many other places as well as their tax business. She was a member of UTU #456 in Lincoln, as well as Sam's Camping Club and BNSF campers club for many years.

She is survived by her husband; Darrel Welch, her children; Denise Welch of Lincoln, Kimberly (Chris) Hill of Washington, Michael Welch of California, Darla Anne Welch and Daniel Lee Collins of Goehner. Grandchildren: Annette (Shaun) Hancock, Phillip (Sarah) Powell Jr., Caleb Maher, Daniel, Darrel, Jordan and Jared Collins and Josiah Welch. Great-grandchildren: Rosalind, Christina, Ivory and Alexis Hancock, Jaden Border. A brother; Lyle (Barb) Schmit of Fairbury and a sister; Linda (Charles) Moore of Crestview, Fla.

She was preceded in death by her parents; Harry and Wauneta Schmit, brother; Gary Schmit, son; Patrick Welch and granddaughter; Darlene Marie Welch.

A rosary will be held at noon on March 17, at Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home Park and funeral services to follow at 12:30 p.m. No visitation. She will be buried at a later date in Calvary Cemetery. Memorials to the family in care of Darrel Welch, P.O. Box 137; Goehner, NE 68364