Phyllis Ann Welch, 81, of Springfield, died at 12:35 a.m. Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at St. John’s Hospice. She was born on June 29, 1930 in Princeton, IN the daughter of Arthur Grover and Cora A. Flack Mitchell. She married Donald LeRoy Miller and he preceded her in death, she then married Robert Welch, the love of her life, in 1980 and he preceded her in death in 1988. Also preceding her in death were her parents and a sister, Margaret Purcell.
Survivors include five children; Calvin (Robin) Miller of Springfield and their daughter, Brittany Nicole Miller, Jeremy (Megan) Welch and their daughter Haley, Robert Welch, Jr., Todd Welch and his children Tiffany and Todd, Jr. and Cindy Welch and her daughter, Amy, two nieces; Vera and Linda.
Phyllis was a member of Real Life Church. She had been a resident of Springfield since 1966 and retired from Butternut Bread as a store manager.
Memorial Gathering: 1:00-2:30 p.m. Sunday, October 30, 2011 at Staab Funeral Home.
Memorial Service: 2:30 p.m. Sunday, October 30, 2011 at Staab Funeral Home with Pastor Clint Cook officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Phyllis Welch Memorial Fund c/o Illini Bank.