Earl “Bud” A. Welch, age 83, of Litchfield, MN, died on Friday, May 3, 2013, at the Meeker Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at Peace Lutheran Church in Cosmos, MN with Pastor Marlaine Doidge officiating. Visitation will be held from 4:00 – 7:00 PM on Monday, May 6, 2013 at Peace Lutheran Church in Cosmos, MN. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service at church on Tuesday. Interment will be held at Lake Ripley Cemetery, Litchfield, MN. Arrangments are with the Johnson-Hagglund Funeral Home of Litchfield.