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Zula M. (Cartrett) Welch

December 25, 1947 ~ November 20, 2023 (age 75) 75 Years Old
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Zula Welch Obituary

Albany, IN.
Zula M. Welch

Zula M. Welch, 75, of Albany, IN, formerly of Dunkirk, IN, passed away Monday, November 20, 2023, peacefully while in the company of family members at her residence. Zula was born in Houston, TX, on December 25, 1947, a daughter of the late Irene M. and Asa R. Cartrett II. She was a 1966 graduate of Westbury High School in Houston, TX, and went on to  further her education at Massey Business College where she majored in data processing. Zula was the widow of the late Jesse Welch who she sadly lost in 2013. She was formerly employed by Indiana Glass, Tyson Mexican Original, and as a CNA for 6 years. Zula was a 25 year member of the OES in Redkey, Worthy Matron in TX with a state appointment, AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary Post #23, charter member of Free on the Inside Prison, the Western Reenactment Group, enjoyed southern gospel and country music, collecting antiques and going to auctions. Zula is survived by 2 sons; Millard Carlsen (Ellen Young), Eric Carlsen (Andrea), 2 grandchildren; Damon Jacob Carlsen (Kaya), Jesse Randolph Carlsen, special friends Vern Hinklin, Cheryldine Hughes, special extended family the Bonner's, and several great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Jesse Welch, and 1 brother Asa R. Cartrett III. Visitation will be held on Monday, November 27, 2023 from 4-6 PM at MJS Mortuaries - Redkey Chapel. Funeral services will follow at 6 PM with Brother Bobby Thomas and Pastor Rick Bullock officiating. She will be laid to rest privately in Marion National Cemetery at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Jay County Cancer Society or the House of Prayer in Saratoga, TX. Arrangements have been entrusted to MJS Mortuaries. 

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November 27, 2023

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
MJS Mortuaries - Redkey Chapel

Funeral Service
November 27, 2023

6:00 PM
MJS Mortuaries - Redkey Chapel


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