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Don Welch's father (1903 - 1987)

Howard "Dutch" Welch was a standout athlete, coach, businessman, and hunter.  The fastest mile runner in the nation in 1924, the three-sport athlete earned school records and All-Conference recognition at Hastings College in Track, Basketball, and Football.   In and around sports his entire life, he would call people such as former NFL Coach Monte Kiffen hunting buddies.

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Granddad (Dutch) Welch (in front) 1924.j
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