December 30, 1945 ~ March 2, 2019 (age 73)


Ronald Lee Welch, 73 of Escanaba, died Saturday, March 2, 2019 at the Lighthouse at Ishpeming Health & Rehab Center while under the care of UP Home Health & Hospice.


He was born December 30, 1945 in West Allis, Wisconsin, a son of the late Harold and Hazel (Valleau) Welch and raised in Hardwood, MI. 


Ronald moved to Brainerd, Minnesota where he worked for several years as a boat builder.


He will be remembered by his family as someone who was helpful to others.


Ronald is survived by five children, 17 grandchildren, six siblings and many nieces & nephews.


A graveside service will be held in the Foster City Cemetery in the spring.


Canale & Pennock Funeral Service in Ishpeming is assisting the family where memories may be shared at

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of RONALD LEE WELCH, please visit our floral store.


Family to do services at later date

© 2020 Canale & Pennock Funeral Service. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use