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Maurice A. "Maurie" Melcher
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Birth: Jan. 26, 1930
Platte County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Sep. 20, 2006
Columbus
Platte County
Nebraska, USA

Son of Arnold & Sylvia (Langan) Melcher.
He attended St. Bonaventure High School. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1948-1952 which, included 18 months in Korea. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1957. He worked for Kosch Company and in 1970 became co-founder of Industrial Engineering Company and served as president for 33 years during which time he designed and manufactured production equipment. Mr. Melcher retired in 2003. He was a member of the church where he served as a trustee, usher and endowment committee member. He participated in Perpetual Adoration for many years. He was a life member of the Knights of Columbus Council 938, the American Legion Hartman Post 84, VFW, and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. He enjoyed skiing, sailing, dancing and his dogs. Surviving are his wife, Judy, son Scott Melcher of Oakland, California, two daughters, Christine (Rob) Donnelly of Raleigh, North Carolina, and Marin (Greg) Hacker of Lincoln, and grandchildren, Hayden and Sophia Hacker, brother Paul (Betty) Melcher, of Lexington South Carolina, and sisters, Joyce (Jack) Risor of Huntsville, Arkansas, Janet (Darwin) McWilliams, of Columbus, Sue Vavak of Omaha, and sisters-in-law, Helen Melcher of Longmont, Colorado, and Karen Melcher, of Columbus.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Arnold and Sylvia Melcher, brothers Gerald, Ronald, David, and a nephew Billy Risor.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Arnold J. Melcher (1906 - 1998)
  Sylvia E. Langan Melcher (1910 - 1988)
 
 Siblings:
  Maurice A. Melcher (1930 - 2006)
  Ronald L. Melcher (1934 - 1997)*
  David J. Melcher (1942 - 2006)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Bonaventure Cemetery
Columbus
Platte County
Nebraska, USA
 
Created by: Don
Record added: Sep 21, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15838292
Maurice A. Maurie Melcher
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Maurice A. Maurie Melcher
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