Ruth Welch, 89

Ruth Welch, 89, of New Richmond, died Jan. 20, 2007. She was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by husband, Henry Welch; sons, James and William Welch; brothers, Joseph, Charles, and Robert Donley; and sisters, Mary Ellen Shannon and Florence Donley.

She is survived by daughter, Ruth Neftzer; sister, Julia Manning; eight grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Jan. 26 at the E.C. Nurre Funeral Home in New Richmond. Burial followed at the Greenmound Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the New Richmond Church of Christ, 1126 Bethel New Richmond Road, New Richmond, Ohio, 45157.