Lodi News-Sentinel - - Local/nation -

May 21, 1922 – July 1, 2017

Melbert Lehr, age 95, of Acampo, CA passed away July 1, 2017. Mel was born in Al­fred, North Dakota.

Mel grad­u­ated from Gackle High School and later at­tended Val­ley City State Univer­sity, Mel re­tired as a su­per­vi­sor from Goehring Meats, He was a mem­ber of the First Bap­tist Church for over 60 years where he was a dea­con, taught Sun­day school, and sang in the church choir. Mel loved to fish and go to garage sales.

Mel is sur­vived by his chil­dren Con­nie (Garry) Caskey, JoAnn (Glenn) Was­den and Diana (Jim) Wolff. Grand­chil­dren; Kris Weible, Dawn Lehr, David Lehr JR, Joshua (Dawn) Caskey, Eric Wolff and Jonathan Was­den. Mel has four great granchl­dren and two sis­ters Nora Gums and Sally Grosz. Mel is pre­ceded in death by his par­ents Fred and Bertha Lehr, wife Ruth (Zim­mer­man) Lehr and son David Lehr, grand­chil­dren; Shan­non Weible and Ja­cob Was­den, also brothers Art and Ray Lehr, sis­ters Pearl Lehr and Dora Austin.

Me­mo­rial Con­tri­bu­tions can be made to the First Bap­tist Build­ing Fund. Vis­i­ta­tion will be at the Chero­kee Me­mo­rial Funeral Home, 831 In­dus­trial Way, Lodi, CA 95240 on Fri­day July 21, 2017 from 12-8pm.

A Me­mo­rial Ser­vice will be held at the First Bap­tist Church, Satur­day, July 22, 2017 at 11am. Burial will be pri­vate. Chero­kee Me­mo­rial Funeral Home is proud to be serv­ing the fam­ily.

Please sign the guest book at guest­book.

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