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Rosemund A (Fluegge) Welker

September 18, 1934 ~ January 20, 2024 (age 89) 89 Years Old

Rosemund Welker Obituary

Rosemund Alene Welker, 89, of Jackson, passed away Saturday, Jan. 20, 2024, at the Monticello House in Jackson.

Born Sept. 18, 1934, in Tilsit, Mo., to Heinrich Karl "Martin" and Alma Caroline Macke Fluegge, Rosemund was the second-youngest of 11 children. She and Oscar Gerald Welker were married Dec. 16, 1955, and had five children: Debbie, Ricky, Lisa, Cindy and Tim.

Rosemund was a homemaker and took joy in caring for her family and pets. She effortlessly filled the table with home-cooked meals and enjoyed creating special quilts as gifts for loved ones. She had a green thumb and kept busy tending to her flowers and gardens.

For many years, Rosemund and her husband operated Oscar Welker & Sons Trucking and Excavating. She attended school in Jackson and was a longtime member of St. Paul Lutheran Church.

Loving survivors include four children, Debbie (Steve) Hartwig, Ricky (Belinda) Welker, Lisa (Jeff) Nagel and Tim (Michelle) Welker, all of Jackson; a son-in-law, Joe (the late Cindy) Burger, of Delta; seven grandchildren, Gabe and Josh Hartwig, Alison (Zack) Kelley, Kohl and Audrey Welker, Chris (Maggie) Wren and Alisha Heise; nine great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Esther Davis and Janice (Carl) Newell.
Rosemund was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Oscar; a daughter, Cindy; five brothers and three sisters.

Visitation is 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25, 2024, at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson. Funeral is at 1 p.m. Jan. 25 at McCombs; the Rev. Donny Ford will officiate. Interment will follow at Old Salem Cemetery near Millersville.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the Old Salem Cemetery or Safe Harbor Animal Sanctuary in Jackson.

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Services

Public Viewing
Thursday
January 25, 2024

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
McCombs Funeral Home & Cremation Center
640 West Independence Street
Jackson, MO 63755

Funeral Service
Thursday
January 25, 2024

1:00 PM
McCombs Funeral Home & Cremation Center
640 West Independence Street
Jackson, MO 63755

Burial
Thursday
January 25, 2024

2:30 PM
Old Salem Methodist Church Cemetery
(located on County Road 478)
Millersville, Missouri, MO 63766

Donations

Old Salem Cemetery Fund
Millersville MO 63766
Web: https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/2213134/old-salem-cemetery

Safe Harbor Animal Sanctuary
359 Cree Lane, Jackson MO 63755
Tel: 1-573-243-9823
Web: http://www.safeharboranimals.org/

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