Lee Welsh Obituary

Lee M. Welsh
Lee M. Welsh
Lee M. Welsh

May 5, 1911 - September 30, 2009
Born in Coon Rapids, IA
Resided in Windsor Heights, IA
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Lee M. Welsh , 98, died Wednesday, September 30, 2009 at Mercy Hospital Medical Center in Des Moines. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, October 3 at St. Theresa's Catholic Church. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be at Ridgedale Cemetery in Johnston.

Lee Michael Welsh was born in Coon Rapids, IA on May 5, 1911 to Daniel and Elizabeth Welsh. He attended Annunciation Catholic School, Coon Rapids High School and Drake University. Lee lived in Des Moines for over 70 years and retired as vice president and treasurer of Polk County Federal Savings and Loan in 1989. He was a member of St. Theresa Catholic Church and the St. Theresa Holy Name Society, the Tobas Club and the Hyperion Club. He was an Emeritus Life Associate of the National Association of Accountants. He enjoyed golf, duck hunting and rose gardening.

Survivors include Lee's daughter, Suzanne (John) Malcom of Arlington Heights, IL; son, Michael (Janine) Welsh of Bloomington, IL; six grandchildren, Ryan Malcom M.D., Joseph Malcom, David Malcom, Michael Malcom and Nathaniel Welsh all of Chicago, Sarah (Derek) Ladgenski of Wheaton, IL and Deirdre (Eric) Noshay of Glenview, IL; five great grandchildren, Grace, Vivian, Emma and Quinn Ladgenski and Foster Noshay; and one brother, Daniel Welsh D.D.S. He was preceded in death by his wife, Nadyne; parents and four siblings, Kathleen McLaughlin, Woodrow Welsh, Virginia Welsh and Elizabeth Lewis.

Memorial contributions may be directed to Catholic Charities.





St. Theresa's Catholic Church
1230 Merle Hay Road
Des Moines, IA US 50311
Saturday, October 3, 2009
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
St. Theresa's Catholic Church
1230 Merle Hay Road
Des Moines, IA US
Saturday, October 3, 2009
2:00 PM
Ridgedale Cemetery
Near Hyperion Golf Course
Johnston, IA US 50131
Saturday, October 3, 2009