Elkhart Co. woman dies after being granted one last wish

Published: Jul. 22, 2019 at 4:54 PM EDT
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In a sad update to a story 16 News Now brought viewers earlier in July, an Elkhart County woman who recently got a last wish died over the weekend.

Seventy-one-year-old Carolyn Welch rode motorcycles since she was a little girl.

Then, she was first diagnosed with cancer last year. And when it returned recently, doctors told her she had three months to live.

Waterford Crossing in Goshen has a program called Live a Dream, and Welch's dream was to ride one last time.

, when bikers from across the area went for an hourlong ride around Goshen.

Welch's funeral will take place Wednesday at 4 p.m. at Grace Community Church in Goshen. Visitation begins at 2 p.m.

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