MELBERT (MEL) LEHR
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.
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