Milbert "Mel" W. #2 (1920 - 2007)
Contact: R. Lipprandt
Surnames: GJERDE, HESS, LANDEN, MELLENTHIN, SINGSTOCK
Singstock, Milbert "Mel" W. (20 Feb 1920 - 07 Jan 2007)
----Sources: The Tribune-Phonograph, Vol. 47, No. 2, Wed., Jan. 10, 2007, p 9
Milbert "Mel" Singstock
Milbert "Mel" W. Singstock, 86, Wausau, formerly of Colby, died Sunday, January 7, 2007, at North Central Health Care Center in Wausau where he had resided the past few years.
Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday January 10, 2007, at Maurina Funeral Home, Abbotsford, Wis. Burial was in St. Paul’s Lutheran Cemetery, North Green Grove. Reverend Steven Gjerde presided. Family and friends served as pallbearers.
Visitation was from 10:00 a.m. Wednesday until time of services at the funeral home. Maurina-Community Funeral Home assisted the family.
Memorials may be given in Mel’s name to Zion Lutheran Church of Wausau or St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, North Green Grove, to the attention of Allen Singstock, 3291 Creek Side Drive, Oshkosh, WI 54904.
Milbert W. Singstock was born February 20, 1920, in the Town of Colby to Herman and Lena (Hess) Singstock. He received his early education in Colby and later worked on the family farm.
Mel and Erma Mellenthin were united in marriage and later divorced.
He owned and operated a Mobil service station in Colby and later was employed by GTE, now Verizon, as a technician. Mel moved to Wausau in 1959 while working for GTE, until retiring in 1980.
Mel was a member of Zion Lutheran Church Wausau, a church usher and a member of the Men’s Dartball League. An outdoorsman, he especially enjoyed fishing, camping and golf.
He is survived by his son Tim Singstock of Houston, TX; one sister, Carolyn Landen of Madison; several grandchildren; his nephew and Godchild, Allen (Mary) Singstock of Oshkosh; and numerous other nieces and nephews.
Mel was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Wendy; four brothers, Arnold Oscar, Harold and an infant brother.
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