Melvin Hoehn

Wednesday, December 12, 2007

PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Melvin A. Hoehn, 88, of Perryville died Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2007, at Perry County Nursing Home in Perryville.

He was born Aug. 23, 1919, in Perryville, son of Albert and Emma Bergman Hoehn.

He and Meta A. Weber were married Oct. 23, 1948. She died Feb. 24, 2007.

He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church and a former elder of the church.

He was veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Navy and was a member of American Legion Post 133. He was a livestock and agriculture farmer.

Survivors include a son, John Hoehn of St. Louis, and three grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a brother and three sisters.

Friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. today and from 6:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Young and Sons Chapel in Perryville.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church. The Rev. Thomas Handrick will officiate.

Burial will be in Immanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery.