Melo, Merle Dale

Melo, Merle Dale

December 21, 1928- August 14, 2014
Age 85 of Richfield, passed away peacefully Aug. 14, 2014 at The Richfield Health Center. Merle was born Dec. 21 1928 in Newfolden, MN to Conrad and Inga ‘Hanson” Melo. Merle served with the U.S Army in the Korean War and after his discharge he returned home and ran a Motion Picture Circuit in Northwestern Minnesota, and then at-tended Vocational School for Electronics. He worked for Mel’s Appliance in Thief River Falls, MN and then for Sears Service Center in Mpls where he retired. On July 20th, 1968 he married Jean Anderson. Merle is survived by his brother, Vergil Melo and his friend Vi of Fargo, ND; sister-in-law, Shirley Melo of St. Paul Park, MN; friend, Jean An-derson of New Market, MN; and many nephews, nieces, cousins and friends. Merle is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Harlan and Wendell and sister Madell. Graveside Service will be held at Fort Snelling National Cemetery on Friday, Aug 29 at 12:30 PM.