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 Melvin L “Mudge” Achenbach

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Melvin L “Mudge” Achenbach

Birth
Death 1 Jan 2000 (aged 65)
Smyrna, Kent County, Delaware, USA
Burial Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Memorial ID 16171082 View Source

Melvin L. "Mudge" Achenbach, 65, of Smyrna, died on Saturday, January 1, 2000 at home.

Mr. Achenbach had been a painter with Local #100, Wilmington, for 32 years, retiring in 1994. He had also worked as a cook in his wife's restaurant, Helen's Famous Sausage House, Route 13, Smyrna. A US Air Force veteran of the Korean War, he was a member of the David C. Harrison Post #14, American Legion, Smyrna; the Newman Lee Urban Post #8801, V.F.W., Smyrna; the Police & Fire Rod & Gun Club, New Castle; and the Loyal Order of Moose, Smyrna.

He is survived by his wife, Helen M. (Arterbridge) Achenbach; children, Diane M. Phillips of Wilmington & Clifford J. "Butch" Murphy of New Castle; 5 grandchildren, Clifford J. Murphy, III, Michael W. Phillips, Amy M. Phillips, Wayne Lockwood & Kerri Hunter; 2 great grandsons, Zachary & Nicholas Hunter; niece Kimberly Thomas, who helped care for him, of Smyrna; and nephew, Richard Thomas of Smyrna. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest L. & Anna E. (Spinden) Achenbach; a brother, Ernest L. "Ackie" Achenbach, Jr.; and a sister, Darlene A. Weir.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, January 4, 2000 at SPICER-MULLIKIN FUNERAL HOME, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, Wilmington Manor, New Castle, where friends may call after 1 p.m. Interment in Riverview Cemetery.

Obituary - The News Journal 01/04/2000

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  • Find a Grave Memorial 16171082
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/16171082/melvin-l-achenbach : accessed ), memorial page for Melvin L “Mudge” Achenbach (4 Feb 1934–1 Jan 2000), Find a Grave Memorial ID 16171082, citing Riverview Cemetery, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by CindyS (contributor 18484625) .