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Paul Melcheck

1941 - 2017

Paul Merlin Melcheck age 76 Lake Esau, Presque Isle,
went to be with his Creator and Saviour, Jesus Christ,
peacefully from home on July 29, 2017.

He was born July 17, 1941 in Oscoda
to Michael and Esther (Buehl) Melcheck.

Paul graduated from Reese, Michigan High School and Alma College. He
managed Melcheck Foodland (formerly Reese IGA), Holiday Retirement
Corp., Pines Senior Apartments in Alpena, and the New Presque Isle
Lighthouse. His civic and personal leadership skills were demonstrated by
being president of the Reese Chamber of Commerce, Lutheran Walther
League Michigan District and Alma College Delta Sigma Phi. He made
family a priority and loved all his children and grandchildren who
lovingly called him papa.

Paul is survived by:
his loving wife, Joyce;
3 children, Philip of Flint and his 3 sons, Nathan, Caleb and Jordan;
Laura (Brent) Sturtevant of Vanderbilt and their 6 children,
Seth, Shelby, Jacob, Sadie, Levi and Silas; and
Rachel (Michael) Riedel of Virginia and their 3 children,
Addison, Piper and Quinn Marie (who lives in Heaven),

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, David.

Memorial visitation from 10 ~ 11 a.m. at Huron Shores Fellowship Church,
3558 M-32 West, Alpena, on Friday, August 11th with memorial service
at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Jack Williams officiating.

In licu of flowers, contributions would be greatly appreciated to Answers
in Genesis Creation Museum, 2800 Bullittsburg Church Road, Petersburg,
Kentucky 41080 or Huron Shores Fellowship Church.

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