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MOUNT PULASKI -- Esther H. Welshans,
86, of Mount Pulaski, died Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010, at 12:05 p.m. at
Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.
Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Mount
Pulaski, with Mark Weber officiating. Visitation
will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral
Burial will be in Steenbergen Cemetery.
Mrs. Welshans worked for Bo-Jac Seed Co. in Mount
Pulaski for 19 years.
She was born June 5, 1923, in Evansville to Fred
and Lena Runningburg Winkleman. She married Cecil O.
Welshans in St. Louis, Mo., on Aug. 29, 1941.
She is survived by two sons, Earl Welshans of
Mount Pulaski and Ernest Welshans of Mount Pulaski;
two daughters, Lisa Welshans of Lincoln and Bertha
Payne of Lincoln; eight grandchildren; and 13
She was preceded in death by her husband, one
son, one grandson, three brothers and five sisters.
She was the last of her immediate family.
She was a member of Buffalo Christian Church.
Memorials may be made to the donor's choice.
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