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Ted Melcher, May 15, 1941~March 18, 2017

Ted Melcher, 75, of Huntsville, died March 18, 2017 at Willard Walker Hospice Home. He was born May 15, 1941 in Chicago, IL. to Harry David and Alice Leona Goodenow Melcher.

Ted was a machinist for the city of Chicago.

He enjoyed outdoor sports and riding his motorcycle.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister.

He is survived by his wife,Linda Stewart Melcher whom he married March 22, 1958 in Huntsville; two sons, Harry D. Melcher and Donald E. Melcher, both of Fayetteville; one daughter, Pamela S. Hermes and husband, Robert of Arlington Heights, IL; and two grandchildren, Bobby John Melcher and Lisa Marie Muskat.

No services are planned. Cremation arrangements are by Beard’s Funeral Chapel.

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    Jerry Beard » 20. Mar, 2017

    Linda,
    I was shocked to hear of Ted’s passing, we were quite a pair in our day. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. With Sympathy,
    Jerry and Donna Beard
    (479) 443-1684

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    Ray Kowal » 21. Mar, 2017

    I am so sorry to hear of my good friends passing.
    What a wonderful man and inspiration for me, I had the pleasure of working with Ted at the City of Chicago.
    My deepest condolences to his family

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    Clem Herman » 21. Mar, 2017

    My condolences to the entire family. I was fortunate to have worked with Ted at 37th St & at the end of our careers at 101st, Every day was filled with laughs & we even managed to get some equipment repaired. I remember St Patty’s parades & fishing excursions on Lake Michigan. He’ll be missed

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    RONALD E SCHWICHTENBERG » 21. Mar, 2017

    My Condolences to the family. I haven’t seen the family in many years but often remember and speak about you. You were a great neighbor (69th) and friend. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

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    Tom Fincher » 21. Mar, 2017

    Linda and Family,

    It is with great sadness that I learned of the passing of Ted. Ted and I were very good friends during our High School days. Condolences to you and Blessings.

    Tom Fincher
    479 466 5840