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Thursday, October 31, 2002

Melvin C. Lorf

ST. CLAIR -- Melvin C. Lorf, 80, of St. Clair died Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2002, in Port Huron Hospital after a short illness.

He was born June 2, 1922, in Richmond to the late Frank and Martha Lorf.

He married Betty J. Fournier on June 28, 1952 in Richmond.

Mr. Lorf was employed at St. Clair Rubber Co. prior to his retirement. He was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Richmond.

He enjoyed walking, the out-of-doors, fixing things and spending time with his family.

He is survived by his wife, Betty; a son, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Douglas (Lucy) Lorf of Marysville; two grandchildren, Pati Lorf of Boca Raton, Fla., and Traci Lorf of Marysville; three brothers, Ray Lorf of Cass City, Mr. and Mrs. Gordon (Judy) Lorf of Lapeer, and Mr. and Mrs. Harvey (Evelyn) Lorf of Yale; three sisters, Mr. and Mrs. Paul (Marge) Gelushia of Doniphan, Mo., Mr. and Mrs. Harvey (Ruth) Bruder of Vassar and Mr. and Mrs. Eugene (Marion) Wolfe of Port Huron; a sister-in-law, Martha Lorf of Yale; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a son, James Melvin, and two brothers, Russell and Frank Lorf.

Visitation will be 2 to 9 p.m. today in the Marysville Funeral Home.

Mr. Lorf will lie in state in St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Richmond, from 10 a.m. Friday until the time of service at 11 a.m. The Rev. Gerhardt Doroh and the Rev. Randy Lett will officiate.

Burial will be in Richmond Cemetery, Richmond.

Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to con-sider St. Peter's Lutheran Church.

The Times Herald publishes death notices free of charge.

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