Regina C. Welsch
May 11, 1926 - August 15, 2019
Birthplace: Rural Clarinda, Iowa
Resided In: Stanton, Iowa formerly Red Oak

Visitation 8/18/2019
Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel
Service 8/19/2019
Grace Baptist Church
Burial 8/19/2019
Mission Covenant Cemetery

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Regina Christina Mainquist Welsch, age 93, of Stanton, Iowa formerly Red Oak, Iowa, passed away Thursday, August 15, 2019 at the Accura Healthcare in Stanton, Iowa. Regina was born May 11, 1926 in Page County, Iowa, near Clarinda, the daughter of Arthur and Minnie (Hylt) Lundgren. She attended country school at Excelsior School in Page County and graduated from Essex High School in 1945. She was confirmed at the Fremont Mission Covenant Church near Essex where she became a member. After graduation, Regina worked for six years at Henry Field Seed and Nursery Company in Shenandoah, Iowa as a payroll clerk. She married Wayne Mainquist on March 29, 1952 at the Fremont Covenant Church. Three children were born to this union: Wilbur, Marlin, and Wanda. They lived near Stanton, Iowa and Regina became a member of the Stanton Evangelical Covenant Church. After the death of her husband, Wayne, in 1977, Regina moved into Stanton, Iowa and worked at Union Carbide in Red Oak for 10 years. She married Fred Welsch on December 26, 1987 and they made their home in Red Oak. She became a member of Grace Baptist Church. Fred passed away in 2005.

Also preceding her in death were her parents; son: Wilbur Mainquist; infant brother: Clemens John Lundgren; brother: Delaine Lundgren; sister: Marvis Leech; brother-in-law: Robert Leech; sister-in-law: LaVose Lundgren; and nephew: Jeffrey Lundgren. Survivors include her children: Marlin Mainquist of Villisca, IA and Wanda Cooper and husband Larry of Emerson, IA; grandchildren: Jason Mainquist and wife Amber of Haslet, TX; Jeff Mainquist and wife Tami of Malvern, IA; Stephanie Mainquist of Red Oak, IA; Christopher Mainquist of Lincoln, NE; Adam Cooper of Red Oak, IA; and Jessica Cooper of Omaha, NE; great grandchildren: Dalton, Carson, Wesley, Wyatt, Warren, Madison, Kiah, and Lilly; step-children: Jim Welsch and wife Marianne of Garner, IA; Fred Welsch of Elliott, IA; Elise Erickson and husband Gary of Granbury, TX; Malia Gores and husband Jim of Granbury, TX; and Tricia Anderson and husband Ken of Omaha, NE; many nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

Funeral service will be held 2 PM Monday, August 19, 2019 at Grace Baptist Church in Red Oak, Iowa. Burial will be in the Mission Covenant Cemetery near Stanton, Iowa. Visitation with the family will be held from 5-7 PM Sunday, August 18, 2019 at Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel. Memorials are suggested to the Stanton Evangelical Covenant Church or the Grace Baptist Church.

Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.


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Red Oak, Iowa 51566
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