Janet S. Welch, 64, of Joy, Illinois died Monday, January 23, 2012 at Mercer County Hospital, Aledo. Services are 11:00 a.m. Friday, January 27, 2012 at Keithsburg First Christian Church. Rev. Charles Reynolds, officiating. Pallbearers are Randy Brown, Andy Fisher, Derek Welch, Brad Welch, Chris Bieri and Greg Welch. Honorary pallbearers are Ron Murphy and Nick Seefeld. Burial will be in Eliza Creek Cemetery. Visitation is Thursday, January 26, 2012 from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. at Dennison Funeral Home, Aledo. The family request that memorials be left for a memorial fund that will be established in Janet's name. Janet Sue was born February 12, 1947 in Manchester, Iowa a daughter of Loren and Viola (Baldwin) Bacon. She graduated from Westmer High School in 1965. On March 19, 1966, she married Lindy Welch in Keithsburg. Janet was a homemaker, which involved her greatest joy of being a mother and grandmother. She enjoyed shopping and collecting figurines. Those left to cherish her memory are her husband, Lindy Welch, Joy, IL; children, Jill and Ron Murphy, Aledo, Randy and Jodi Welch, Sherrard, IL, Cory and Kristen Welch, Joy, IL and Mindy and Nick Seefeld, Aledo; 11 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; sisters, Judy (Bob) Bieri, New Boston and Marsha (Randy) Cognasi, Prattville, AL; brothers, Don (Geri) Bacon, New Boston, Dave (Deanna) Bacon, Aledo and Mark Bacon, Aledo. She was preceded in death by her parents.