Leland K. Weldy, 85, Elkhart, passed away 8:25 p.m. Monday, July 19, 2021, at Elkhart General Hospital surrounded by the love of his family.
Leland was born Nov. 30, 1935, in Wakarusa, Indiana, to Maynard Weldy and Edna (Weaver) Weldy, both deceased. Leland’s two brothers and sister, Loren Weldy, Paul Weldy and Elaine Hostetler preceded him in death. He was joined in the union of marriage to his best friend, Sigrid (Swanson) Weldy, on Aug. 25, 1962, at Augustana Lutheran Church in Elkhart, Indiana. He is survived by his two daughters, Suzanne (Tom) Jones of Osceola, Indiana, and Nora Weldy-Reed of Elkhart, Indiana. He has been blessed with five grandchildren: Kiersten, Madison, Carson, Chandler and Mitchell.