WAUKESHA

Alvin ‘Melvin’ Theus

April 28, 1938 - Oct. 27, 2009

Alvin "Melvin" Theus, 71, died Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2009. He was born April 28, 1938, in Jackson, Tenn.

He was the husband and best friend of Angela (nee Shouldice) Theus; beloved son of Anne Brown; proud and loving father to Sherry (Ira), Cynthia, Delechia (Tim), Chandra, Kim (Bryce), Stacy (Adrian) and AJ; grandfather of Makin, Chantella, Raven and Ahshanti; and great-grandfather of Amya.

He was preceded in death by his father, Alvin Theus Sr.; stepfather, the Rev. Homer E. Brown; and sons, Terry and Alvin III.

Alvin was retired from A.O. Smith. He loved music and it transcended into church, where he played organ or piano and sang whenever he was needed. He passed this love on to many in the area.

Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service Saturday, Oct. 31, at Allen Ebenezer Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, 2669 N. 19th St., Milwaukee.

In lieu of flowers, please send memorials to Alvin Theus, c/o Associated Bank.