Cletus John Whelan, 92, of Columbia, left this world for his next journey surrounded by family on Oct. 29, 2023. Visitation will be held on Friday, Nov. 3 from 4-8 p.m. and on Saturday, Nov. 4 from 9-10 a.m. at Braun Family Funeral Home in Columbia. A mass of Christian burial will begin at 11 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Columbia with Msgr. Carl Scherrer officiating. Burial will be in Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Columbia.