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Roy Wellman – Metz Mortuary

    Roy H. Wellman
    Roy H. Wellman, age 92 of Waco, died Saturday, April 23, 2016 at York.

    He was born Nov. 8, 1923 to Julius Heinrich “Gerhard” and Catherina Friedericka (Wiemer) Wellman at rural Waco. He graduated from Utica High School in 1941. Roy was united in marriage to Esther W. Naber on Jan. 7, 1945 at St. John Lutheran Church, Waco. Roy was a lifelong farmer, but had volunteered for Martin Lutheran Home and Mosaic. He enjoyed woodworking and carpentry. He loved spending time with his family, especially with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

    Roy is survived by his children, Pastor Keith Wellman of Wauneta, Eugene (Diane) Wellman of Rosemont, Minn., David (Julie) Wellman of Waco, Lowell (Carissa) Wellman of Waco, Phillip (Judy) Wellman of Kearney and Diane (John) Hostler of Broomfield, Colo.; 17 grandchildren and 14 great- grandchildren and special friend Irene Wellman of York.

    He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; son, Dennis; daughter, Rita; daughter-in-law, Lillian; brother, Marvin and granddaughter, Rebecca.

    Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m. on Thursday, April 28, 2016 at St. John Lutheran Church in Waco with Pastor Matthew Mau officiating. Burial will follow at St. John Cemetery.  Memorials may be directed to Bethesda Lutheran Home: Watertown, Wisconsin.

    Visitation will be held from 1 – 9 p.m. on Tuesday and from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. Wednesday with family greeting friends from 7 – 8:30 p.m. Wednesday evening at the mortuary.​

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