Michael F. Welker

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Michael F. Welker, 58, of Perryville passed away Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021 at his home surrounded by his loving family.
 He was born Feb. 6, 1963 in Perryville to Francis and Joan Marie (Maloney) Welker.
 He and Ginger D. Eudy were married July 24, 1993 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Perryville. She survives in Perryville. Mike was a 1981 graduate of St. Vincent High School. He received a bachelors degree in business from Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau. He was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Perryville. He was also a member of Knights of Columbus William J. Barnwell Council 1263, St. Vincent Alumni Association, Holy Name Society, USA Triathalon Associate and was accepted into the class of 2026 of the permanent Deaconate program of the Archdiocese of St. Louis.  Mike was manager and supervisor at TG USA for 23 years. Lastly with Bank of Missouri for two and a half years.
 Survivors include his parents; wife, Ginger D. Welker; two daughters, Kelly Welker of San Marcos, Texas and Emily Welker of Perryville; one sister, Kathy (Kevin) Sutterer of Terre Haute, Ind.; two brothers, Charlie (Kim) Welker of Terre Haute, Ind. and Matthew (Tonya) Welker of Green Castle, Ind.; and several nieces and nephews.
 Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021 and 7:30 - 9:10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Perryville. Rosary will be recited at 7:45 p.m. Friday.
 Funeral Mass will be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Perryville with the Rev. Gerald Blessing and Deacon Direk Hunt officiating.
 Burial will be at Mount Hope Cemetery in Perryville.
 Memorial contributions may be given for medical expenses, St. Jude Children Research Hospital or St. Vincent Educational Foundation. Online condolences may be made at www.fordandyoungfuneralhome.com. Ford & Young Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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