James “Jim” Joseph Welchert, 73, of Edgerton, KS, passed away in his home July 29, 2016, cremation.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 1002 W 3Rd St, Edgerton, KS from 1 – 6:00 pm Saturday, August 6, 2016. Inurnment at St. Columbia Catholic Cemetery in Gardner, KS, at a later date. Memorial Contributions may be given to the New Century Young Marines. Arrangements: Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner, KS 913-856-7111.
Condolences may be left at www.brucefuneralhome.com
He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph Welchert and Emerence Wilson, his young daughter Samantha in 1987, brothers Gary Wilson and Richard Fermyn. Jim is survived by his wife Joyce, of the home; daughter Michelle Martin and Mike of Eudora, KS; special daughter Monica Hayden Carroll and Brent; grandchildren Jeff Crist, Kylie Turpen and Dylan Carroll; two great grandchildren and two on the way; special cousin Bill McKean of Oklahoma City, OK; sister Pat King of N C; many nieces and nephews.