Charles Richard Weldy


July 27, 1934 - September 2, 2021

Charles Richard Weldy, 87, of Lansing, Kansas passed away September 2, 2021 in Olathe, Kansas. Mr. Weldy was born July 27, 1934 in Jefferson City, Mo., graduated from St. Louis High School and the University of Missouri at Rolla with a BS in Mechanical Engineering. He married his wife Mary Lou in 1959.

Charles was an engineer and primarily worked at the VA Medical Center. He also served in the Army Reserves. Charles loved traveling and over the years, has been around the world with his wife Marylou. He developed an interest for golfing while living in Hot Springs, S.D. in the Black Hills area. He and Marylou visited the area as often as they could after moving to Lansing, Kansas. He enjoyed living in Destin, Florida as a snowbird. He participated in the Shriners Oriental Band, Elks Club, and is a lifelong Masons member.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Marylou Weldy; father, Raymond Weldy; mother, Mildred Weldy; and sister, Betty Tate. Survivors include 4 children, Brian (Susan) Weldy, Kimberle (Ron) Steffanina, Lisa (Dan) Holland, and Brett (Julie) Weldy; 6 grandchildren, Brandon Weldy, Eric Weldy, Kyle Weldy, Amante Steffanina, Mario Steffanina, and Cady Weldy; and 8 great-grandchildren Camden Weldy, Savannah Weldy, Lucenzo Steffanina, Nova Steffanina, Ottavio Steffanina, Giuseppe Steffanina, Elio Steffanina, and Caroline Weldy.

There will be a private memorial service for the family.

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