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Melba Marx

Melba Marie Marx (Seppala)

Wednesday, April 6, 1927 - Thursday, November 21, 2019
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November 21, 2019 Calumet

Melba Marx, 92, a resident of Calumet passed away on Thursday morning November 21, 2019 at Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital in Laurium.
She was born on April 6, 1927 in Calumet a daughter of the late Arne and Ida (Paulson) Seppala.
She attended the Osceola School.
On September 22, 1945 she was married to Harold Marx and he preceded her in death in 1987.
Also preceding her in death was an infant daughter Susan, brothers Leroy Stewart Seppala and Howard Seppala,
a sister Lyla Herstrom, and a son-in-law Fritz Picken.
Surviving are: Daughter : Donna Picken of Lansing, MI
Sons: Dave (Joan) Marx of Calumet and Joseph Marx of White Lake, MI
5 Grandchildren and 6 Great Grandchildren
Special Friend Bernie Murn

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karla hyrkas

Posted at 12:24pm
Sorry for your loss! Or thoughts and Prayers! Dibba and Karla

Kathleen Lewandowski

Posted at 04:19pm
Dear Dave, Joan and family,
So sorry to hear of you mom’ s passing. We will keep you in our prayers and thoughts.
Sincerely, Kathleen and Dennis Lewandowski

Janet Coburn

Posted at 08:45pm
My deepest sympathy to the family. She was a awesome lady and I will always remember her with love.
I spent much time at her home as Donna was a good friend. May the light she shined forever glow.
Holy Hugs Jan Coburn (Latowski)

Mary Baron

Posted at 08:32pm
Dave, Joan and family you have the condolences of all the Barons!

Jane Davis

Posted at 10:18am
My summer memories of the Keweenaw always included Mel. From entire summers spent enjoying the beautiful sandy shores of Lake Superior at the camp in Eagle River when we were kids, bring my own children to visit when they were young, and lastly Gail's and my last trip with Donna in July. We will miss her immensely.

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