It is with great sadness that the family of Eugene “Wayne” Welch, 78, of Johnstown, CO announces his passing on Sunday, July 22, 2018.
Wayne was born August 5, 1939 in Miami, Florida. He was the oldest of four children to Donald A. Welch and Corrine (Barker) Welch. He graduated from New Mexico’s Sandia View Academy in 1958. He went on to complete his associate degree in Radiology Technology. Wayne completed 30+ years as a radiology technologist in acute care hospitals, medical offices and home health. After retirement he remained very active with multiple hobbies. His many hobbies included stain glass art, gardening, metal detecting, beekeeping, camping, playing horse shoes, reading, and baking bread.
Wayne is fondly remembered by his wife Betty (Flemmer) Welch, and four children: Eric Welch and wife Cara of Brighton CO, Jason Welch and wife Rikki of Silver Springs MD, Wanda Johnson and husband Nate of Lincoln NE, and Wynell Martens and husband Peter of Arvada CO. He is also survived by his sister Juanita and her husband Mike, his brother Ron and wife Jan, and his sister-in-law Barbara. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Dwight. Wayne was a loving grandfather to five grandchildren: Elise, Elliot, Erik, Jillian and Allison.
Memorial services will be held July 28, 2018, 4:00 p.m. at the Campion Seventh-Day Church.