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James Dean Welterlen, 1929-2010

By / September 14, 2010

“The Word Was Serendipity” James Dean Welterlen was born on Oct. 10, 1929 to Arthur Leonard and Esther Augusta Welterlen in Edgewood, Iowa. His birth preceded the stock market crash by two weeks and the beginning of the great depression. Despite that, he had an uneventful childhood in this small Middle Western town. He loved…

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