In Memory

Dr. Larry Welter - USS LaSalle LPD-3 / AGF-3 1963 VIEW PROFILE

    

Uss LaSalle (LPD-3/AGF-3)
Classes of 1963 - 2005


Deceased Shipmate: Dr. Larry Welter (1963)
Date Of Birth: 2-12-1938
Date Deceased: 7-12-2013
Age at Death: 75
Cause of Death: courageous battle with cancer
Shipmate City: Walnut Creek
Shipmate State: CA
Shipmate Country: USA
Survived By: Besides his wife, Janet, Larry is survived by his sisters, Marilyn Englund, and Phyllis Welter, and by his devoted nephews, Larry Ausman, Greg Ausman and niece, Pam Ausman Loehner, as well as their children.

Dr. Larry Welter http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/sfgate/obituary.aspx?pid=165903618 Dr. Lawrence H. Welter Passed away on July 12, 2013 after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in St. Helens, Oregon on February 12, 1938, Larry was raised on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation in central Oregon where his father was Superintendent. His education began in a one room schoolhouse and in 1962 he graduated from the University of Oregon School of Medicine. Upon finishing his training at Philadelphia General Hospital, he joined Associated Radiologists of Alameda Hospital where he worked until 2005. His special interest was aviation which led him in 1990 to build his own Glasair aircraft in the basement of the Oakland Hills home he shared with his beloved wife of 36 years, Janet Gray Welter. He flew this plane for 20 years then donated it to the Oakland Aviation Museum. He was a gifted artist whose special love was painting on silk. He was an avid enthusiast of boating, skiing, tinkering and inventing. His patented invention for a medical device is still in general use. Besides his wife, Janet, Larry is survived by his sisters, Marilyn Englund, and Phyllis Welter, and by his devoted nephews, Larry Ausman, Greg Ausman and niece, Pam Ausman Loehner, as well as their children. His family and friends will miss his sense of humor and generous nature. There will be a Memorial Mass at St. Anne's Church, 1600 Rossmoor Parkway, Walnut Creek on August 17 at 11am. Donations in his memory may be made to Make a Wish Foundation, 55 Hawthorne St., SF 94105 or Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, 1500 Rosecrans Ave., Ste. 200, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266. Published in San Francisco Chronicle on July 21, 2013
 





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