Sondra Welty, 77, a lifelong resident of Wadsworth, passed away on April 14, 2016 after a long illness. She was born in Wadsworth on June 6, 1938 to the late James and Francis (Snow) Swartz. Sondra was a school bus driver, real estate agent and enjoyed playing cards, boating and outdoors activities .

She is survived by, The love of her life Gary Welty, children JoEllen (late son in law, Curtis) Link, Kerry Wears and Greg; grandchildren Katie (Steve) Myers, Joseph Link, Andrew (Chelsea) Link, Elizabeth Wears, five great grandchildren. Brother Tom (Linda) Swartz, nieces and nephews and many good friends.

Family will receive friends on Monday, April 18, 11am – 1pm at Hilliard-Rospert Funeral Home, 174 N. Lyman Street, Wadsworth where Funeral Services will be conducted at 1:00pm. Interment to follow at Woodlawn Cemetery. Donations can be made to Hospice Care Center of Visiting Nurse Services or First Christian Church.