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 Dorothy May “Geraldine” <I>Melcher</I> Miller

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Dorothy May “Geraldine” Melcher Miller

  • Birth 16 May 1917 Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 28 Nov 1999 Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
  • Burial Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
  • Memorial ID 81059540

"If you could only see the beautiful trees you planted..."

Born Dorothy May Melcher, daughter of George Nelens Melcher (1890 - 1962) and Ida Catharine (Hahn) Melcher (1890 - 1942), she became Dorothy May Palm through her marriage to Frederick Lehman Palm in 1934.

Dorothy had four children:

Ronald Frederick Palm (1935-1967)
John Franklin Palm (1937-1947)
Judith Palm Kloehn (1939 - )
Raymond Thomas Palm (1942 - )

Her five grandchildren are:

Kevin A Kloehn (1960 - 2005), by Judith
Michael Frederick Kloehn (1962 - ), by Judith
Sherrod Palm Shiveley (1963 - ), by Ronald
Bretton Douglas Palm (1965 - ), by Ronald
Jillian Palm Kepley (1984 - ) by Raymond

Her six great grandchildren are:

Ryan Kevin Kloehn (1984 - ) by Kevin
Michael Chase Kloehn (1987 - ) by Michael
Maxwell Robert Kloehn (1988 - ) by Kevin
Ashley Leanne Kloehn (1990 - ) by Michael
Thomas Matthew Shiveley (2002 - ) by Sherrod
John James Shiveley (2004 - ) by Sherrod

Dorothy began a new life in the 1950s, moving across the country, changing her name to Geraldine May Melcher and marrying Eugene M Miller in 1972.

--Bretton
8/2013


Family Members

Children

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Eugene M. 1914-1984
Geraldine M. 1917-1999
Miller


  • Maintained by: Bretton Palm
  • Originally Created by: CJ
  • Added: 26 Nov 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 81059540
  • Bretton Palm
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dorothy May “Geraldine” Melcher Miller (16 May 1917–28 Nov 1999), Find A Grave Memorial no. 81059540, citing Phoenix Memorial Park and Mortuary, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA ; Maintained by Bretton Palm (contributor 48176794) .