In Memory

Welson G Powers - Class Of 1937

Welson G Powers

Welson Grinstead Powers, 77, died May 22, 1994 of Parkinson's disease at Hemet Valley Health Care Center.  Mr. Powers, who was born in Villa Ridge, Illinois, lived in California for 67 years, including 17 in Hemet. He was a teacher for the Whittier Unified School District for 24 years. He served in the U.S. Army as a first lieutenant during World War II.

He is survived by his wife, Wanda of Hemet; a daughter, Cheryl of Hemet; stepsons, Steven Roberts of San Clemente, Gene Roberts of Laguna Hills, and Gordon Roberts of Clinton, Tennessee; and six grandchildren.

The Press-Enterprise, May 25, 1994