Obituaries

Warren G. Weltge

Nov 24, 2018
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Services:

2 p.m. Friday, November 30, 2018 at First Presbyterian Church, 505 Franklin St, Waterloo

Visitation:

for an hour before services at the church

Cemetery:

Garden of Memories Cemetery, Waterloo

Memorials:

First Presbyterian Church or UnityPoint Hospice

Biography

Warren G. Weltge 94, of Waterloo, Iowa died Saturday, November 24, 2018 at Rosewood Estate of Friendship Village.

 

He was born September 12, 1924 in LaMar, lndiana, to the Rev. Paul W. and Elsie Siemsen Weltge. Warren graduated from Hutchinson High School, Hutchinson, Minnesota in 1942 and enlisted in the United States Army in 1943. He served in France and Germany during World War II in the Anti-air-craft Battalion-Rank TEC-5. He graduated from the American Institute of Business, Bachelor of Accounts in 1948.

 

He married Ardys Maurer on June 8, 1947 in Fredericksburg, Iowa. Warren worked at Shell Oil Co., Thermo-Gas and retired from Members Mutual Oil Co., as general manager in 1988. Warren had the privilege of going on the Honor Flight to Washington D.C. in 2010.

 

Warren enjoyed tinkering in his workshop. He made many wonderful wooden gifts for members of his family. He was a member of the El Kahir Shriners in both the Firehouse gang and the Vintage Auto units. He was a long-time patient escort volunteer at Allen Hospital and received the Governor's Volunteer Award for 25 years of outstanding volunteer service in 2017. He was very active in his church serving as deacon, elder and a willing worker. He was known for his wonderful sense of humor, corny jokes and his love for his family.

 

He is survived by two daughters, Cynthia Wilson of Hudson, Iowa and Melaine (Mark) Miller of Waterloo; four grandchildren: Sean Wilson of Des Moines, Iowa, Shannen (Josh) Roeder of Grand Rapids, Michigan, Kelly (Michael) Gates of Parker, Colorado, and Sarah Miller of Grimes, Iowa; four great-grandchildren: Jacob, Cailey, Gracyn and Emersen Gates, all of Parker; a sister, Gwen (Lee) Gerdes of Naples, Florida; and numerous nieces and nephews.

 

Warren was preceded in death by his parents; an infant son, Robert Warren Weltge; and his wife, Ardys.

 

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