WARREN - Juanita Grace Welker, 85, passed Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, at home.
She was born June 14, 1927, in Warren, the daughter of the late John Will Burns and the late Irene Mae Burns.
She married the late Donald Earl Welker on Dec. 29, 1952.
She was a graduate of Warren G. Harding High School.
She is survived by her son, Robert (Susan) Welker of Warren, with whom she made her home, and she helped raise three of her grandchildren, Christopher, Michael and Mathew. She will be sadly missed by them. Also surviving are sons, Gary (Pamela) Welker of Struthers and Roy (Pamela) Dunn of Warren; a daughter, Carol (Howard) Olson of Vienna; 13 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and a niece, Joyce Smith of Cortland.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; a sister, Beatrice Hilliker; and a daughter, Susan Diane Welker.
Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Carl W. Hall Funeral Home, where Pastor James Holbrook will officiate. Friends may call from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Interment will be in Crown Hill Burial Park, Vienna.