RICHARD WELSCH, 85, of Greenfield (Mass of Christian Burial 7/17/18)


July 13th, 2018 by Ric Hanson

RICHARD WELSCH, 85, of Greenfield, died Friday, July 13th, 2018, at the Greenfield Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Greenfield. A Mass of Christian Burial for RICHARD WELSCH will be held 1-p.m. Tuesday, July 17th, at the St. John’s Catholic Church in Greenfield. A luncheon will be held at the church following the committal services at the cemetery.  Steen Funeral Home in Greenfield has the arrangements.

Friends may call at the funeral on Monday, July 16, 2018, from 2:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., with the family greeting from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m; Online condolences may be left to the family at

Burial will be in the Greenfield Cemetery with full military graveside rites by the Greenfield American Legion Head-Endres Post No. 265 and V.F.W. No. 5357.

Memorials may be directed to the St. John’s Catholic Church or to a memorial bench at the Adair County Fairgrounds to honor his love of visiting.

RICHARD WELSCH is survived by:

His daughters – Marcella Welsch, of Indianola; Kathleen (Shane) Brinning, of Keota, & Nancy (Terry) Miller, of New Providence.

His son – Doug Welsch, of Greenfield.

His brothers – Eugene Welsch, and John (Kathie) Welsch, all of Fontanelle

8 grandchildren, other relatives and friends.