STEPHENVILLE—Graveside services with Military Honors for Dr. Melvin Albert Miertschin, 82, will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, June, 13, at West End Cemetery with Reverend Don Kirklen officiating. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. this evening, June 12, at Lacy Funeral Home. Arrangements are by Lacy Funeral Home.

Melvin was born in Giddings, Texas to Albert B. Miertschin and Annie H. Noack Miertschin. He married Mary Francis Dillon on Aug. 8, 1959, in Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Melvin was Lutheran by faith. He retired from the United States Army.

Survivors include wife; Mary Francis Miertschin of Stephenville ;Children: Debra Miertschin and husband Lonnie Bennett of Eastland, Texas, David Miertschin and wife Lauren of Dana Point, California and Patricia Gilbert and husband Scott of Nixa, Missouri; Grandchildren: Chance Zimmerman and Ashley Raffensperger, Justus Miertschin, Darius Miertschin, Lucus Miertschin, Sean Gilbert and Danielle Gilbert; Great grandchildren Addisen Zimmerman, Caleb Raffensperger and Chasity Raffensperger.

Melvin was proceeded in death by his parents Albert Ben and Annie Miertschin and his sister Lavern Wright.

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