Melvin L. Green

Jan. 31, 1934 – May 8, 2012

Melvin L. Green of Waukesha died Tuesday, May 8, 2012, at Seasons Hospice at the age of 78. He was born Jan. 31, 1934, in Waukesha, the son of Lloyd and Margaret (nee Murray) Green.

He was a 1953 graduate of Waukesha High School. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army in the Red Arrow Division. On May 28, 1955, he married the former Doris Draeger. He had worked for Eaton Corp., retiring in 1999. For many years, he was a member of Evangelical & Reformed United Church of Christ in Waukesha and participated in their dart ball league. He was currently a member of the First Congregational Church of East Troy.

Melvin was a member of the Waukesha Police Reserve and volunteered for Meals on Wheels in Walworth County.

He will be sadly missed by his children, Gary (Becky) Green, Alan (Kris) Green and Todd (Lisa) Green, all of Waukesha, along with 12 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. He is further survived by his brother, Robert Green; sisters, Margaret and Charlotte (Richard) Ferrie; and other relatives and friends.

In addition to his wife Doris, he was preceded in death by his son, Dale, and two brothers, William and Everett.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 7 p.m. memorial service Friday, May 11, at the Evangelical & Reformed United Church of Christ, 413 Wisconsin Ave., Waukesha. Private interment will be held at Prairie Home Cemetery.

Memorials in Melvin’s name are appreciated to the Food Pantry of Waukesha County, 1301 Sentry Drive, Waukesha, WI 53186.

For further information, please call Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035 or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com to leave the family an online tribute message.