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Obituary for Thomas Michael Welsh

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Thomas Michael Welsh

July 22, 1931 - June 28, 2016

Thomas Michael Welsh was born in Ogden Utah, July 22nd, 1931, a son of Thomas F. and Villa Knight Welsh.  He attended St. Joseph’s, Madison, and Central and graduated from Ogden High School.  He attended Weber College, Westminster College and the University of Utah.

 

Michael served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War as a medic.  He had been a medical technologist at St. Benedicts Hospital in Ogden.

 

Michael met and married Marlene Armstrong in 1960.  He then went to work as a cereal chemist for the Pillsbury Co.  During his career he had been employed by the Colorado Milling & Elevator Co, the Peavey Co., ConAgra and retired as the western regional quality assurance director for Cereal Food Processors. Following his retirement he remained a consultant for Cereal Foods until 2001.

 

Michael was a past commander of the American Legion, Post 9 and a member of BPOE lodge # 719.  He was a life member of the American Assn. of Cereal Chemists.

 

Michael enjoyed many hobbies; he was a master woodworker and especially loved woodturning. He was also an accomplished organist serving for several years as the House Organist at Peery’s Egyptian Theater.

 

Per Michael’s request, no services will be held.

 

Arrangements under the direction of Leavitt’s Mortuary, 836 36th Street, Ogden, Utah.

 

Please send condolences to the family at:  www.leavittsmortuary.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Leavitt's Aultorest Memorial Park

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836 36th Street, , Ogden, UT,

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Born: July 22, 1931
Died: June 28, 2016

Condolences for Thomas Michael Welsh

Shirley Tucker Snyder posted on 11/3/16

Sorry to read of Michael's passing. His father and my dad (Arthur Tucker) were cousins. After Tom's passing my father corresponded with Mike. After my dad passed away my sister, Margaret corresponded with him. She passed away in January 2016 and I wondered about Michael. Wilmington, DE is our home

 

Teresa Farnworth posted on 10/1/16

Some times we get so caught up in life we dont take the time to visit more with the people we love we will miss you uncle mike the idaho kids

 

Maren Baumgartner posted on 7/5/16

I always enjoyed our conversations when Mike would come into the pharmacy. I am glad he is free of the pain and suffering he endured for so long and that he can be reunited with Marlene after almost 6 years apart.

 

f royce carter posted on 7/3/16

sorry to learn of his passing i knew hi m from a medical service and also from his musical talent.i was in his home to play and listen to him play. i knew his wife well she being a neighbor to my wife before they were married. l know she preceded him in passing. i wasnt scquanted with any of his family, i have wondered what became of hos organ. it was a beautiful instrument. my condolences to all

 

melvin shreeve posted on 7/3/16

I am sorry to hear about Michael we grew up together I was over to his house a lot when we were growing up . he was a special person to me.

 

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