|Birth: ||Mar., 1859|
|Death: ||Mar. 26, 1927|
Obituary in the Ridgway Record from Saturday, March 26, 1927 is as follows:
D. A. Melius Died Today
Had Been Ill for Long Time - Ridgway Resident Forty Years
D. A. Melius, 67, a resident of Ridgway for over forty years, died about 10 O'Clock this morning in the Elk County General Hospital, where he had been a patient the past three weeks. Mr. Melius has been an invalid for six years and death this morning ended his long suffering. He was a carpenter by trade and a citizen of the highest type, respected by all who knew him.
Arragements for the funeral will be announced Monday. Surviving are his widow, one daughter, Miss Bertha, Superintendent of Nurses in the Orthopaedic Hospital, New York City, and one son, Arthur in the West.
Monday, March 28, 1927
Funeral This Afternoon
Funeral services for D. A. Melius, well-known Ridgway resident, who died at the Elk Co. General Hospital Saturday morning, where he had been a patient for three weeks were held this afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the residence on Hyde Avenue. Rev. L. S. Cass had charge. Internment will be in the family plot in Pine Grove Cemetery. Miss Bertha Melius, of New York, is at home, being called here because of the death of her father, D. A. Melius.
Nancy Peoples Warnock Melius (1858 - 1900)
Ida Emily Thompson Melius (1859 - 1934)
Edna Bertha Melius Ladehoff (1892 - 1948)*
Pine Grove Cemetery
Created by: Bruce E Warnock
Record added: Jul 25, 2011
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