William “Bill” Joseph Welte passed away on Wednesday, July 27, 2022 in Turlock, California. He was 83 years old. Bill was born on November 7, 1938 in Toledo, OH to James Welte & Katherine Ragdale. On April 28, 1957, he married Barbara Ann Watkins in Tulare, CA.
Bill worked as a truck driver for 40 years. When he wasn’t working, he enjoyed fishing, watching baseball, and researching his genealogy. He was a member of the LDS church.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Ann Welte.
Bill is survived by his children, Kurt J. Welte, David L. Welte, Gary R. Welte, Howard L. Welte, and Frank A. Welte; his brother, Don Welte; his sister, Pat Stevens; his 8 grandchildren, and 5 great-grandchildren.
A graveside service is being held at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 9, 2022 at Turlock Memorial Park.