David Glenn Welge Sr.

Born: Mon., Apr. 6, 1964
Died: Thu., May 10, 2018


Services at a later date


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David Glenn Welge Sr., 54, Kokomo, passed away at 12:40 pm Thursday, May 10, 2018, at his home.  He was born April 6, 1964, in Kokomo, the son of the late Ray Y. Jr. & Audrey M. (Charnley) Welge.  On December 10, 1994, he married Dana S. Martin, in Kokomo.  They divorced in 2006 but remained friends.

David was a 1983 graduate of Taylor High School and went on to serve in the United States Army and the United States Marine Corps.  He worked for Chrysler Corp. and was a member of UAW Local #685.  He enjoyed fishing, camping, car shows, and auctions.  He also enjoyed spending time with his children.  Growing up, David looked forward to taking family hunting trips to Wyoming. 

David is survived by his children, David G. Welge Jr., Kokomo, and Cora L. (Kyle) Kimmel, Copperas Cove, TX; granddaughter, Isabella N. Kimmel; brothers, Ray Y. (Tammy) Welge, Kansas, John L. Welge, Illinois, and Theresa M. (Tim) Wright, Virginia.

David was preceded in death by his parents, paternal grandparents, Ray & Marcella Welge; and maternal grandparents, William & Evelyn Charnley.

A celebration of life service will be held at a later date.  Shirley & Stout Funeral Home assisted the family with cremation.  Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com.

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Short Family
   Posted Sun May 13, 2018
Ray Jr., John, & Theresa,
We were saddened to read about the loss of your brother. We have the highest respect for your family. We were so glad Kevin was able to visit
your mom in the nursing home when he was working as a social worker.
We especially appreciated her babysitting & doing housework while I was
at a summer job. It's too bad she's not here for the royal wedding Sat.
When Chas & Diana wed, she would hurry through her work to watch the royal wedding on TV!

A. Marie Casey, formerly of Marion
   Posted Thu May 17, 2018
There are few experiences more difficult than losing a loved one in death; no doubt Mr. Welge will be sadly missed by all who knew him. May you find comfort in knowing death, sickness & sorrow were not God’s purpose for mankind and his purpose has not changed. His word is clear, “He will swallow up death forever, and the Sovereign Lord Jehovah will wipe away the tears from all faces”. (Isaiah 25:8; Revelation 21:4)
Further, Jesus guaranteed the coming resurrection (John 5:21, 28, 29), he performed resurrections and was himself resurrected by his Father. All resurrections took place on earth, giving us a glimpse of what is to come.... seeing our loved ones again! (Acts 24:15)
Until his promises are fulfilled, may Jehovah God continue to bless & comfort you as you cherish the many fond memories of Mr. Welge in the days ahead....