Lorene Welchel, 99, of Rosiclare, IL passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at her home in Rosiclare, IL. Lorene was born July 14, 1920, in Hardin County, Illinois, the daughter of Arthur and Lillian (English) Hayden. She was a member of Rosiclare First Baptist Church.
Lorene was a homemaker who assisted her mother, at an early age, raising several of her siblings. She continued showing love and kindnewss to all her family during her lifetime.
Survivors include her daughter, Cleoma (Wendell) Robinson of Rosiclare, IL; grandchildren, Cathy Barnard, Lisa Oxford, Rhonda Shore, and Kevin Baldwin all of Rosiclare, IL; brothers, Paul (Margaret) Hayden of Golconda, IL, Jack (Beulah) Hayden, Dale Hayden, and David Hayden, all of Rosiclare, IL; sister, Shirley (Chuck) Davis of Springfield, IL.; great-grandchildren, Courtney (Aaron) McKinley, Andrew (Cassie) Oxford, Brittany (Chris) Mahoney, Krissy (Jon) Biggs, Colby Shore, Whitney Shore, Corey Baldwin, and Cody Baldwin; and 9 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, William Baldwin; second husband, Alfred Welchel; son, Ronnie Baldwin; sisters, Ellen Smock, Betty Rushing, Ruby Lay and Sue Miller; brothers, Earl “Bud” Hayden, Charlie Hayden, and Billy Hayden; and daughter-in-law, Mary Kay Baldwin.
Services were held at 1 p.m., Friday December 6, 2019, at Hardin County Funeral Service in Rosiclare, IL with interment in Twitchell Cemetery. Rev. Roy Baker officiated. The family received visitors from 11 a.m. until service time Friday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Rosiclare First Baptist Church, PO Box 426, Rosiclare, IL 62982.