February 17, 2005

(11/15/1925 2/3/2005)

Hazel Marie Welsh, 79, of Hampton, IL, died February 3, 2005, at her home.

Hazel was born November 15, 1925 in Milton, IA, the daughter of Hilmer and Florence Black Carlson.

She married Tony F. Welsh on November 15, 1946, in Milton, IA. He died August 18, 1999.

Hazel had been a swimming instructor for the YWCA, Rock Island, IL for 20 years. She had also been employed at the Rock Island Arsenal for three years during World War II. She was a member of the Daughters of Mokanna. Hazel enjoyed golfing, swimming, her beautiful view of the Mississippi River and especially taking care of her lawn.

Survivors include a sister, JoAnn Rood of Memphis, MO; a brother and sister-in-law, Charles and Betty Carlson of Hampton, IL; and four nieces.

Graveside services were held at the Sunnyside Cemetery, Milton, IA.

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