GRANVILLE — Wayne H. Welch, 82, of Granville died at 1:59 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, at Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru.
Born Feb. 7, 1936, in LaSalle to George and Laura (Kinkee) Welch, he married Charlotte Neubaum Sept. 18, 1954.
He worked for Marquette Cement for 30 years. He also farmed for many years.
He is survived by his three daughters, Debbie (Tom) Ziano of Granville, Lorrie (Dave) Ziano of McNabb and Cindy (Wyatt) Haws of Texas; two sons, Wayne E. (Cheryl Hoffman) Welch of Granville and Wesley (Jane) Welch of Granville; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Charlotte; two brothers; and two sisters.
There will be no services. Cremation rites will be accorded. The Helmer-Shields Funeral Home in Granville is handling the arrangements.