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Dolores "Dee" Welder

August 26, 1955 - October 5, 2010
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Dolores "Dee" Welder was lifted into the garden of heaven on October 5, 2010, after an extended illness. She was 55 years old. Dee was born on August 26, 1955, in Victoria to William D. Welder and Jeanne Muske Welder. She was a graduate of Saint Agnes Academy in Houston and attended college at Savannah Institute in Atlanta, GA. During her life she lived in Victoria, Houston, Austin, Colorado, Dallas, and then completed the full circle back to Victoria for the last 14 years of her life. She was a rancher and a partner in JF Welder Heirs, and a direct descendent of James Power, signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence. She was...
Dolores "Dee" Welder was lifted into the garden of heaven on October 5, 2010, after an extended illness. She was 55 years old.

Dee was born on August 26, 1955, in Victoria to William D. Welder and Jeanne Muske Welder. She was a graduate of Saint Agnes Academy in Houston and attended college at Savannah Institute in Atlanta, GA. During her life she lived in Victoria, Houston, Austin, Colorado, Dallas, and then completed the full circle back to Victoria for the last 14 years of her life.

She was a rancher and a partner in JF Welder Heirs, and a direct descendent of James Power, signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence.

She was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church.

Dee's special love was Vidauri. In addition she enjoyed horseback riding, gardening, animals, attending Refugio Bobcat football games, and decorating the house and yard for the various seasons. She participated in numerous volunteer activities with a special interest in helping those in need. She was a member of the FBI (Female Bonding Institute) with several of her friends and met monthly for lunch to solve world problems. She was very close to her pets; including cats Itty Bitty, Boogar Boy, Mr. Peabody, and the family frog, Clyde.

She was preceded in death by her father, William D. Welder and her mother, Jeanne Muske Welder.

She is survived by her loving companion, William E. Thomas; sisters, Carol J. Welder Katie W. Stewart and Victoria Welder Hyatt; brothers, William D. Welder Jr., Brian E. Welder and Scott D. Welder; nieces and nephews, Trey, Will, Kristin, Kara, Jenny, Christy, Becky, Jamie and Diana; goddaughter, Spencer Streetman, as well as many other family members and close friends.

Visitation will be held from 6-8 pm Monday, October 11, 2010, at Rosewood Funeral Chapel.

A memorial service will be held at 10 am Tuesday, October 12, 2010, at Trinity Episcopal Church, Rev. Bur Dobbins officiating.

Donations may be made in her name to Adopt A Pet, 8215 Houston Highway, Victoria, Texas, 77901 or Dorothy O'Connor Pet Adoption Center, 135 Progress Drive, Victoria, Texas, 77905.

Words of comfort may be shared at www.rosewoodfuneralchapel.com.

Arrangements are under the direction of Rosewood Funeral Chapel, 3304 Mockingbird Lane, Victoria, Texas, 361/573-4546.

"We were saddened to hear of Dee's passing Our prayers and thoughts with you all at this time. May God Bless your entire family." Ricky & Carol Ann Lenz (Victoria, TX)

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