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Esther Sue Melvin
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Obituary for Esther Sue Melvin

Esther Sue Melvin

Esther Sue Melvin, 74, St. Joseph, Missouri, passed away Friday, October 20, 2017.
She was born August 9, 1943 in St. Joseph, Missouri to Charles and Aulta (Hodgin) Lent.
Esther married Ralph Pendleton Melvin in 1968, he preceded her in death in 2005.
She was a clerk at Krogers grocery store.
She was also preceded in death by her parents.
Survivors include brothers, Larry and Wesley Lent; sister, Sharon Bruns; 5 nieces and 4 nephews.
Natural Farewell under the direction of Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. In lieu of flowers the family request donations made to the Friends of The Animal Shelter. Online guest book and obituary at

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Cemetery Details


Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Cremetory

5005 Frederick Blvd.
St. Joseph, MO

Memorial Contribution

Friends of the Animal Shelter


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