Martha M. Welch

April 07, 1915 ‒ February 05, 2009

Ostrander, Ohio

Martha M. Welch, 93, of Ostrander, formerly of Columbus, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, February 5, 2009 in Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus.

She was born on April 7, 1915 in Delphos, Ohio to the late Edward L. and Matilda M. (VonLehmden) Haehn. She was a Graduate of St. John’s High School in Delphos. She was a former-member of St. Mathias Catholic Church, Columbus, and was a current member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Delaware. She was an excellent cook, a great gardener and was a caregiver to all her family. She will be greatly missed.

She is survived by her sister- Margaret R. Todd of Ostrander; 2 brothers- Dr. John R. (Helen) Haehn of Wapakoneta, OH and Dr. Ralph J. (Phyllis) Haehn of Mentor; sister-in-law—Fae Haehn of Delphos; her niece with whom she resided- Stella (Floyd) Dickman of Ostrander; and other numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and great great nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents that had preceded her in death was her husband- Lorin K. Welch; her infant twins- David Lorin Welch and Christa Marie Welch; 3 brothers- Louis E. (Vera) Haehn, Arthur F. Haehn and James B. Haehn.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, February 8, 2009 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., in the Rodman Neeper Funeral Home, 1510 West William Street, Delaware, where the Prayer Vigil will be at 3:45 p.m. A funeral mass will be held on Monday, at 10:00 a.m., in St. Mary Catholic Church, 82 East William Street, Delaware, with the Rev. Fr. David Schalk, officiating. Burial will follow in the Resurrection Catholic Cemetery, Lewis Center.

Memorial contributions may be given to St. Mary Catholic Schools, 66 East William Street, Delaware, OH 43015.