August 26, 2019

Evelyn Melvin

Died May 6, 2018


Evelyn Melvin, 82, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Sunday, May 6, 2018, at her home in West Branch surrounded by her family.

Evelyn was born March 22, 1936, to Ernest and Marie (Edgar) Cordes in Hillman. Evelyn was a resident of West Branch since 1994, previously of Royal Oak. Evelyn was a faithful member of Calvary Baptist Church in West Branch. She enjoyed sewing, knitting and crocheting. She loved to make hats for the local cancer center, quilts for her family and afghans for the Calvary ladies mission group.

Surviving family include her husband, Robert Melvin of West Branch; children, Tina (Dennis) Sisco of West Branch, Tammy (John) Stoian of LeRoy, Kim Blackett of Shelby Township and Robert (Mary) Melvin of Roseville. She had eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brother, Gordon (Darlene) Cordes of Hillman; and sister, Geraldine (Erskine) Lightfoot of Tawas.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Joe Cordes and Harry Cordes; and two grandchildren, Stephanie Dungan and Lindsey Melvin.

A memorial service for Evelyn will take place at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 10, 2018, at Calvary Baptist Church in West Branch. Arrangements by Steuernol & McLaren Funeral Home.


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