Obit: Brehm, Melvin (1913 - 1974)

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Surnames: Brehm, Scott, Wellman, Heckel, Dobner, Miller

----Sources: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Monday, 13 May 1974; page 13

Brehm, Melvin (9 April 1913 - 12 May 1974)

Colby - Melvin Brehm, 61, of Colby, died at 7 a.m. Sunday at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield following a lingering illness. He had been a patient at the hospital since May 9.

Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Lulloff Funeral Home in Colby with the Rev. Bervie A. Scott, pastor of the United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be made in the Colby Memorial Cemetery.

Visitations may be made at the funeral home beginning at 2 p.m. Tuesday.

Mr. Brehm was born April 9, 1913, in the town of Hull, Marathon County, and operated a farm there until retiring and moving to the city of Colby in 1969. His marriage on Sept. 9, 1937 was to the former Jocelyn Wellman, who survives him.

He had served as school board treasure for the former Rusk School and was director for the Hull Town Mutual Insurance Company.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Gerald and James, both of Colby; three daughters, Mrs. Jerome (Patricia) Heckel, Mosinee; Miss Elizabeth Brehm, Portland, Maine; and Miss Janet Brehm, at home; two brothers, Kenneth, Colby; and Arthur, Beaver Dam; two sisters, Mrs. Kathleen Dobner, Milwaukee; and Mrs. Bernice Miller, California; his mother, Mrs. Lena Brehm, Colby; and nine grandchildren.



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