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32814 Utica Road
Fraser, MI 48026
Phone: (586) 293-3390
Fax: (586) 293-5837
Virginia Mellar

Virginia L. Mellar (Soltman)

Monday, April 1st, 1929 - Wednesday, March 17th, 2021
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Virginia L. Mellar (nee Soltman), a longtime resident of Fraser, passed away peacefully on March 17, 2021. She was 91 years old.

Virginia was born on April 1, 1929 in Fraser to Leonard and Ella (nee Schwark) Soltman. After graduating high school, she met and later married the love of her life Robert W. Mellar; the couple was united in marriage on December 6, 1947 at St. John Lutheran Church in Fraser. The couple was blessed with three children that they loved and cherished; William, Michael, and Sharon. She was a dedicated mother and provided a loving home with Christian values. Virginia worked for many years at local groceries stores in Fraser as a cashier. Outside of her work. Virginia enjoyed crossword puzzles and reading. Above all, Virginia cherished her time spent with her family and will always be remembered for her great sense of humor. Virginia will be deeply missed and her light will continue to glow in our hearts forever.

Virginia is survived by her loving children William (Nanci) Mellar and Michael Mellar; cherished grandchildren Jennifer and Robert ( Sandy) Mellar; dear great-grandson Brandon and Savannah; and sister Joyce Gozdor. She was preceded in death by her husband Robert, daughter Sharon; siblings, Robert (Madelyn) and Jerry (Sandy) Soltman; and brother-in-law Stanley Gozdor.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 10am until the time of funeral at 11am at St. John Lutheran Church in Fraser. Inurnment at Great Lakes National Cemetery at a later date.

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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021 10:00am - 11:00am
    St. John Lutheran Church
    16339 Fourteen Mile Road
    FRASER, MI 48026
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  • Service

    Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021 | 11:00am
    Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021 11:00am
    St. John Lutheran Church
    16339 Fourteen Mile Road
    FRASER, MI 48026
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Posted at 07:21am
So sorry for your loss Mike, you are in our prayers. The Engelbrechts
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Susan Ludema

Posted at 08:52am
I was blessed to have met this family 52 years ago. I hold in my heart the memories we shared together. Thank you Mike for your friendship and the music we still share.

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Christine Mitchell

Posted at 06:40pm
I am so sorry for your loss. I am praying for you all everyday. ❤🤗🙏

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