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Charles Richard Weldy, 87, of Lansing, Kansas passed away 9/2/2021 in Olathe, Kansas. Mr. Weldy was born July 27, 1934 in Jefferson City, MO, graduated from St. Louis High School and the University of Missouri at Rolla with a BS in Mechanical Engineering. He married his wife Mary Lou in 1959.
Charles was an engineer and primarily worked at the VA Medical Center. He also served in the Army Reserves. Charles loved traveling and over the years, has been around the world with his wife Marylou. He developed an interest for golfing while living in Hot Springs, South Dakota in the Black Hills area. He and Marylou visited the area as often as they could after moving to Lansing, Kansas. He enjoyed living in Destin, Florida as a snowbird. He participated in the Shriners Oriental Band, Elks Club, and is a lifelong Masons member.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Marylou Weldy, his father Raymond Weldy, mother Mildred Weldy, and his sister Betty Tate. Survivors include 4 children, Brian (Susan) Weldy, Kimberle (Ron) Steffanina, Lisa (Dan) Holland, and Brett (Julie) Weldy; 6 grandchildren, Brandon Weldy, Eric Weldy, Kyle Weldy, Amante Steffanina, Mario Steffanina, and Cady Weldy; and 8 great-grandchildren Camden Weldy, Savannah Weldy, Lucenzo Steffanina, Nova Steffanina, Ottavio Steffanina, Giuseppe Steffanina, Elio Steffanina, and Caroline Weldy.
There will be a private memorial service for the family.
Jose M Marrero says
From the officers and brethren in Hancock Lodge #311, we want to express our heartfelt sympathies and condolences to the Weldy family. May the blessing of Heaven be upon him and all his family in these trying times.
Kloyce and Shirley Hamlton says
So many memories of Mr. Charles and MaryLou. They will be missed. But now they are together in Heaven. Prayers go out to the family at this time. Miss Lisa thank you for letting us know. We really loved them. And when we lived in Lansing just across the street always Loved visiting with them. and going out to eat at new places with them. Watching there home for them when they would go away for the winter. Love Kloyce and Shirley Hamilton.
Jean L Gaslin says
Sympathies and prayers from the congregation of Crossroads UMC. Charles always had a smile on his face. He and Marylou were a lovely couple. May loving memories comfort you.