Marilyn J. Melcher

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Marilyn J. Melcher, 84, of Prairie du Chien, passed away Sunday, June 21, 2020, at Crossing Rivers Health in Prairie du Chien. 

She was born Dec. 25, 1935, in Prairie du Chien, the daughter of Hugo and Rosalie (Weighner) Lipke. She graduated from St. Mary’s Academy in 1953. She worked for and managed Holiday Station stores for 30 years. Marilyn took great pride in raising her children and enjoyed spoiling her grandchildren any time the opportunity arose. 

She is survived by her husband, Harvey; her daughter, Tammy (Van) Jacobson; her sister, Beverly Ackley; and her grandchildren, Heather, Devan and Dawson. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; her daughters, Trina and Tonya; and her grandchild, Rosalie. 

A graveside service will be Monday, June 29, at 11 a.m. in the Calvary Cemetery in Prairie du Chien, with Pastor Miranda Klosterboer officiating. 

The Garrity Funeral Home, of Prairie du Chien, is assisting the family. 

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