Regina Waldon

Feb 27, 2018


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Mt. Olivet Cemetery


In lieu of flowers, memorial may be directed to the Cedar Valley Hospice. 


Regina Waldon, 86, of Waterloo, died at the Cedar Valley Hospice Home on Tuesday, February 27, 2018.

She was born on August 21, 1931, in Winthrop, the daughter of Lawrence V. and Nellie Gallery Callan. She married Robert R. Hunemiller on Jan. 7, 1950 at St. John's Catholic, Waterloo; he preceded her in death on November 3, 1961. She married John R. "Jack" Welch on October 18, 1972, in Macon, MO; he preceded her in death on November 14, 1995; She married Deane R. Waldon on September 19, 1997 at St. Edward Catholic Church, Waterloo; He preceded her in death on August 23, 2013.

She graduated from Waterloo East High School in 1949.

Regina spent many years working as a secretary for John Deere Waterloo Tractor Works and John Deere Branch House and Parts Depot, Dallas, TX, and later returned to Waterloo to work as secretary for the General Manager at Chamberlain's Manufacturing Corp. She volunteered at Covenant Auxiliary and held most of the executive chairs on the Auxiliary Board. She was also a member of P.E.O. Chapter OF, serving the various chairs, as well as past president of P.E.O. Reciprocity. She enjoyed playing Bridge, reading, doing needlework, sewing, and other handcrafts.

Regina is survived by her sister‑in‑law, Mary (David) Waldon Gabrick, of Waterloo, and brother‑in‑law Gary (Linda) Waldon, of Cedar Falls; two stepsons, J.P. Welch, of Waterloo, and Jeff Waldon, of Summerville, NC; three stepdaughters, LaDonna (Paul) Fiskin, of Peoria, IL., Sherri (Kirk) Wilson, of Huntsville, AL., Linda (Ron) Rector, of Le Claire, IA.; and several nieces and nephews, step grandchildren, and step great-grandchildren.

Regina preceded in death by her parents, three husbands, four sisters, Madeline Trotter, Ann Smith, Eleanor Maust, Pat Clark, and infant twin sisters, Betty and Beverly; one infant brother, Fletcher Callan; a nephew, Larry Trotter.

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  1. Stephanie B | Mar 08, 2018
    Family get together and holidays won't be the same without Aunt Regina!  We miss you dearly!
  2. Troy and Tammy Randall | Mar 02, 2018

    Sad day for our family.  We will miss aunt Regina and all the stories she shared with us about her sisters and the family.  Rest in peace and we hope your dance card is full.  

    May the road rise to meet you, may the wind be ever at your back. May the sun shine warm upon your face, and the rains fall soft upon your fields. And until we meet again, may God hold you in the palm of his hand.

  3. Gail and Tom Clark | Mar 01, 2018

    Peace be with you Aunt Regina. We love and miss you.

  4. Fishkin LaDona | Feb 28, 2018
    I hope you are dancing up a storm with all of your loved ones in heaven. 
  5. Yas | Feb 28, 2018
    I'm so very sorry for your loss. I have no doubt that God will remember her and keep her memory safe. He will surely be glad to bring her back to life in a perfect world when suffering will be no more and we will all welcome back our loved ones that are asleep in death. (Revelation 21:4 & John 5:28, 29) May our loving Father bring your family the peace and comfort only He can provide.

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