May 1939 ~ May 2020_x000D_
Barbara Ann Welte passed away May 23, 2020 at the age of 81. Barbara was born in Delano, California and married William Welte in 1957. Barbara and William settled in Turlock in 1974 where she received her BA degree from Stanislaus State in 1999. Barbara belonged to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and enjoyed genealogy, journalism, and church activities.
Barbara is survived by her loving husband, William Welte; five sons, Kurt, David, Gary, Howard, and Frank Welte; eight grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and her sister Betty Wagy. She is preceded in death by her father Ralph Watkins, mother Vivian Watkins, and sister Carol Welch.
A private graveside will be held at Turlock Memorial Park.
Allen Mortuary in charge of arrangements.