Donald F. Welker, 64, of Angel Fire, New Mexico, passed away at home on July 15, 2015. He was born in Euclid, Ohio to Carl and Jennie (Golic) Welker on June 18, 1951. He has devoted his life to public service. As an elected official, he served as City Councilman in Eatlake, OH for 16 years, a trustee in Chardon Township, OH for 8 years and a Village Councilor in Angel Fire, NM for 4 years. Most recently he also served on the Boards of the Big Brothers Big Sisters – Mountain Region, the NM Trails Girl Scounts and the Colfax Country Airport. His civil engineering professional career included sub-division design and development, surveying and construction supervision. He coached youth soccer in Eastlake OH for 18 years.
His is survived by his loving wife of over 20 years, Deborah Welker, children Alexander King and wife Myriam, Adriane Reynolds and husband Marc, Michael Jones, Robert Jones and wife Erin; sisters JoAnne Parada and husband Joe and Marlene Roseman; 5 grandchildren Fiona Grace and Elijah Christopher Reynolds, Matthew Benjamin King, and Andrea and Ashley Jones and numerous cousins, nieces, nephews and greats.
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