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Mary "Sissy" Gilbert Mellinger
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Birth: Aug. 9, 1926
Stanton
Franklin County
Missouri, USA
Death: May 1, 2001
Chatham
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA

State Journal-Register, The (Springfield, IL) - May 2, 2001
Deceased Name: Mary R. Mellinger
CHATHAM -Mary R. Mellinger, 74, of Chatham died Tuesday, May 1, 2001, at St. John's Hospital.

She was born Aug. 9, 1926, in Stanton, Mo. She married Milton Mellinger in 1942; he died in 1969.

Mrs. Mellinger, a homemaker, was a member of the VFW Women's Auxiliary and Eastern Star.

Survivors: companion, Howard E. Eldridge of Chatham; three daughters, Janet G. (husband, Dale) Edwards of Buffalo, Ruth A. (husband, Larry) Woods of Riverton and Barbara K. Eldridge of Springfield; a son, Donald L. Eldridge of Mechanicsburg; three grandchildren; a sister, Helen Baker of Missouri; an uncle; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Services: 11 a.m. Thursday, Staab Funeral Home, Vaughn Beeman officiating. Burial: Chatham Cemetery.

State Journal-Register, The (Springfield, IL)
Date: May 2, 2001
Page: 35
Record Number: 0000497332
Parents are James Gilbert and Lena Door. Was raised by her Grandparents Alfred Gilbert and Mary Ellen Bullock after her Father was killed.

Note: Special Thank You to BJJ for the photo. 
 
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 Parents:
  James Nathaniel Gilbert (1900 - 1926)
  Lena Sophie Door Armistead Ketcham (1890 - 1977)
 
 Spouse:
  Milton Howard Mellinger (1919 - 1969)
 
 Siblings:
  John S. Figone (1910 - 1981)**
  Unnamed Armistead (1913 - 1913)**
  Bernard Henry Armistead (1914 - 1914)**
  Anna May Armistead (1918 - 1918)**
  Josephine Maebell Armistead Pulford (1919 - 2010)**
  Viola Abigil Gilbert (1924 - 1925)*
  Mary Gilbert Mellinger (1926 - 2001)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Chatham Memorial Cemetery
Chatham
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Cathy Hamilton
Record added: Jan 29, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24248812
Mary Sissy <i>Gilbert</i> Mellinger
Added by: BjJ
 
Mary Sissy <i>Gilbert</i> Mellinger
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Tony Cannon
 
 
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Rest In Peace.
- Cathy Hamilton
 Added: Jun. 10, 2008
 
 
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