Elizabeth C. Welton
June 26, 1914 ~ December 21, 2009
Elizabeth Betty Welton, age 95, a long time resident of Charles City, IA died on Monday, December 21, 2009 at New Hampton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in New Hampton, IA. Elizabeth C. Welton was born on June 26, 1914 to Paul and Lizzie (Schreiber) Martens at her parents home in Charles City. She attended Charles City High School, graduating in 1932. On June 20, 1939 Betty was united in marriage to Glenn R. Welton. To this union three sons were born; Jon, Richard, and Douglass. Jon lived for a short time from February 1944 April 1945. Betty and her husband enjoyed raising their sons and working in Real Estate together. Betty also owned and operated the Gift House for several years in the late 1960s. Glenn passed away on August 8, 1984. Betty enjoyed playing cards and her family. Betty is survived by her two sons Richard (Diane) Welton of Mora, MN and Douglass (Malinda) Welton of New Hampton, IA; four grandchildren, Eric (Aoy) Welton of Pai, Thailand, Jennifer Welton of Ames, IA; Meredith (Nathan) Voight of Cedar Rapids, IA and Nate Welton of Rochester, MN; two great grandchildren Jackson Voight of Cedar Rapids, IA and Eve Welton of Pai, Thailand; and a nephew Charles Martens of Sydney, Australia She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Glenn R. Welton in 1984; a infant son Jon in 1945; a grandson James Welton; two brothers George and MarvinMartens and their wives; a nephew DonaldWelton and a niece Karin Martens. Cemetery: Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery at Charles City, IA. Service: A graveside service will be held at a later date.