Alma Leona Welling, 99, of Alton, passed away at 10:35 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, at the Rosewood Care Center in Alton.
She was born on Jan. 3, 1915, in Fosterburg, the daughter of the late Frank J. and Rilla (Harris) Welling.
Alma worked at Olin for of 36 years as a machine operator. She was a member of Zion Presbyterian Church in Fosterburg.
She is survived by eight nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; four sisters, Viola Welling, Sophia Meeden, Edith Welling and Grace Nutty; and two brothers; Clarence and Lester Welling.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. till time of service at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, at the Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Alton with the Rev. Mark Stone officiating.
Burial will follow at Short Cemetery in Cottage Hills.
Memorials may be directed to Zion Presbyterian Church in Fosterburg.
Online condolences and guestbook may be found at www.eliaskallalandschaaf.com.