Welma Gann

Obituary of Welma Gene Gann

Welma Gene Gann, 82, of Rolla, formerly of Licking, passed away on February 3, 2021 in Chesterfield, MO. Welma was born on March 16, 1938 in St. Louis, MO; the daughter of George Arthur and Laura Elizabeth (Schafer) Link. The majority of her life Welma lived in Texas County, working at Rawlings in Licking for 38 years. After moving to Rolla, Welma served as a Senior Companion, retiring after 23 years of service in 2019. Welma enjoyed several hobbies, quilting, reading, watching the Western Channel and spending time with friends and family. She was always ready to jump in the car and go, especially yearly trips to Branson/Silver Dollar City or visiting with family in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Welma was preceded in death by her husband of 38 years, Willard H. Gann; parents, Laura Elizabeth Schafer and George Arthur Link; sisters, Ruth Breeding, Patricia Mcdonald, Aileen Gearhart, and Mary Link; and brothers, Ellis Link and Wilmer Dean Link. Welma is survived by her sister, Naomi Ales of St. Louis, MO; brother, George Earl Link of Doolittle, MO, five children, Carol Pennington of Rolla, MO, Wilford Gann of Rolla, MO, Donald Gann and wife, Paula of Dixon, MO, Rita Bean-Kubley and husband, Kenneth of Loris, SC, and Lorri Bryant of Rolla, MO. Welma had 12 grandchildren, Michele, Tinika, Elisha, Mirinda, Cody, Jaymie, Kenny and wife, Ellie, Brady, Jesse, Casey and husband, Max, Clifton and fiancé, Lizzy and Brittney and husband, Lance. She was blessed with 25 great grandchildren, Kaitlyn and husband, Damon, Laney, Kalin. Colin, Caden, Kyrslyn, Lilah, Carter, Carson, Camryn, Dylan, Everly, Skylyn, Lane, Jaden, Regan, Camron, Robin, Kalyn, Hudson, Nova, Justus, Joshua, Abrianna, and Owen. Welma was loved by many and will be missed by many more.
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Monday
8
February

Visitation

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Monday, February 8, 2021
Fox Chapel
128 S Main St
Licking, Missouri, United States
573-674-2293
Monday
8
February

Funeral Service

2:00 pm
Monday, February 8, 2021
Fox Chapel
128 S Main St
Licking, Missouri, United States
573-674-2293
Monday
8
February

Interment

3:00 pm
Monday, February 8, 2021
Williams Cemetery
Hwy 32
Licking, Missouri, United States
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