Melville A. Tiess

June 2, 1925 - Oct. 18, 2007

Melville A. Tiess of Brookfield, born June 2, 1925 in Chicago, passed away Oct. 18, 2007, at age 82.

Melville is the beloved husband of the late Shirley (nee Lange); dear father of Spencer and the late Cory Tiess. He is further survived by other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will take place Wednesday, Oct. 24, at 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Visitation will be Wednesday at the funeral home from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Private entombment will be at Wisconsin Memorial Park.

Mel was a well-known artist in the Milwaukee area for more than 40 years.

Harder Funeral Home of Brookfield is serving the family, 18700 W. Capitol Drive Brookfield. For more information, please visit