Caroline WelkCaroline S. Welk, 88, Two Harbors, died Saturday, Sept. 4, 2010, in the Sunrise Home.
Caroline S. Welk, 88, Two Harbors, died Saturday, Sept. 4, 2010, in the Sunrise Home.
She was born Jan. 2, 1922 to Jacob and Sophie (Mulhbursch) Petrich in Eveleth. She grew up in Eveleth, moved to Two Har- bors in 1941, and worked for the DM&IR Railroad.
She married Fred Welk in 1945 and he preceded her in death. Caroline worked as a dishwasher at Two Harbors High School from 1951 to 1969. She married Leo Welk in1965 and he died in 1981.
She was a member of the Women of the Moose. Caroline was an active volunteer helping out such programs as Meals on Wheels, the Two Harbors Food Shelf, and Neighbor to Neighbor. She is preceded in death by her parents, husbands; a brother, Jack Petrich; and sisters, Marion and Helen.
She is survived by daughters, Kathy (Charles) Swanstrom of Duluth, Susie Stupca and Marge (Karl) Symons of Two Harbors; sisters, Betty Fortman and Dolly Scott of Eveleth; sister-in-law, Mitzi Petrich of South Carolina; eight grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Memorial Service was held at Bethlehem Lutheran Church.
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