MIDVALE--<! > Helen Velate Saxton Welch, 83 died Wed., March 14, 2001 in Riverton, Utah.
She was born December 15, 1917 in Upton, Utah to Charles Dexter Saxton and Sarah Agartha Harris. On December 25, 1935, she married Robert Arthur Welch in Coalville, Utah. He died January 12, 1996. She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She had worked at Chicks Market for many years. She enjoyed canning and quilting and she loved her family.
Surviving are one son and two daughters, Carolyn Winters, Seattle, WA; Marie (Kent) McMichael, Hoytsville, UT; Dennis (Karen) Welch, West Jordan, UT; 15 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren. Also surviving is a brother, Don Saxton of Eloy, Arizona.
She was preceded in death by six brothers and one sister.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 17, 2001 at 11 a.m. in the Midvale 8th Ward Chapel, 642 S. Jackson, Midvale. Friends may call at the church Friday from 6 - 8 p.m. and Saturday from 10 - 10:45 a.m. Interment, Coalville Cemetery. Funeral
Directors, Walker Mortuary, Morgan, Utah.
The family would like to thank the many friends, family, neighbors, and nurses who helped take care of their mother.