Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Budd Welbaum (July 18, 2011)

Budd Welbaum, 77, of rural Greenville, died Monday, July 18, 2011 at Wayne Hospital. Mr. Welbaum was born in Darke County on June 2, 1934, the son of the late Harold E. and Marlene (Fout) Welbaum. He was a retired Franklin Township farmer, and a 30 year Franklin Monroe School Bus Driver, retiring in 1992. Budd was a member of the Farm Bureau. He enjoyed playing cards in Pitsburg. Budd is survived by his wife Joann (Seman) Welbaum, whom he married June 27, 1954, Daughter Jill Kindell and husband John of Versailles; Sons Terry Welbaum and wife Yvonne of Bradford and Rick Welbaum and wife Penny of Greenville; Grandchildren Max and Lee Kindell, Judge Welbaum, Megan Poppaw and husband Cody, and Noah Welbaum; Great Grandchild Sophia Poppaw; Sisters Jacqueline Hogg and husband Lennox of Arcanum, Peggy Fiedler and husband Don of Lynn, Ohio, and Vickie Harmon of Florida; Brother Ted Welbaum of Arcanum. Memorial Services will be held 5:00 PM on Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at Grace United Methodist Church, Ithaca with Rev. Tim Lehman officiating. Interment private at convenience of the Family in Newcomer Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to State of the Heart Home Health & Hospice, 1350 N. Broadway Greenville, Ohio 45331 or Arcanum Community Rescue Service, P.O. Box 177, Arcanum, OH 45304-0177.