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Monica Welker, 95

Monica Welker, age 95, of Delano, died Thursday, March 31, 2011, at the Golden LivingCenter in Delano.

She was born April 29, 1915, in Delano, to Urban and Katie (Krajisky) Jaunich.

Monica was preceded in death by her husband Lauren; and a son-in-law, Kenneth Junker.

She is survived by her daughter, Joanne Junker; grandchildren Michelle (John) Eikens, Mark (Natalia) Rieland, and Mary Rieland Emery and special friend Kevin Hedlund; great-grandchildren Jenna Emery, Justin Emery, Sasha Rieland, Kalyna Rieland, Mykola Rieland, Joey Eikens, and Claire Eikens; siblings Vincent “Himmie” Jaunich, Rosanne (Donald “Tutor”) Eppel, and Raphael Jaunich; as well as many other family members and friends.

Mass of Christian Burial took place Monday April 4 at 11 a.m. at St. Peter Catholic Church in Delano. The Rev. Nathaniel Meyers celebrated the Mass, with interment in the Calvary Cemetery in Delano.

Arrangements were by the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.