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Funeral services will take place on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at 10:00 AM (Mountain).

St. Patrick's Catholic Church
Wall, South Dakota

Wall Cemetery
Wall, South Dakota
Two hours prior to the services on Tuesday.

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In memory of

Cecilia Melvin

of Wall, South Dakota, died on Friday, November 16, 2018 at the Rapid City Regional Hospital at the age of 86

Cecilia C. Melvin was born September 11, 1932, in Rapid City, SD the daughter of Patrick S. and Cecilia M. (Delvaux) Melvin. She grew up on a farm north of Wall and attended the Huron Rural School in that area prior to graduating from the Wall High School in 1950. As a young lady she worked on the farm with her father, as her mother passed away when Cecilia was very young.

In 1959, Cecilia and her father moved into Wall where she worked in various cafe's in the Wall community and she continued to take care of her father until his death in 1972. Cecilia began her employment with the Wall Drug Store in 1975 and continued there until her retirement in 2013.

Cecilia was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church of Wall and a member of the F.J. Willuweit VFW Auxiliary Post #246 of Quinn.

Grateful for having shared her life are several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.

Cecilia was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers Lyle, James and Jerome Melvin; three sisters, Rose McDonnell, Maurine Willuweit and Bernice Meirose.

Visitation will be held two hours prior to the services at the church on Tuesday.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, November 20, at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Wall, with Father Dan Juelfs as celebrant.

Interment will be at the Wall Cemetery.

A memorial has been established to St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Wall.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 10:00 a.m.
St. Patrick’s Catholic Church
Wall, South Dakota

Father Dan Juelfs

Gene & Rita Patterson
"Amazing Grace"
"Song of Farewell"
"How Great Thou Art"

Kelly Kjerstad

Curtis Willuweit - Gene Willuweit - Larry Ymker
Steve McDonnell - Brady McDonnell - Kerry Willuweit

All Relatives and Friends in Attendance

Wall Cemetery
Wall, South Dakota

  • Our love and prayers are with Cecilias' family. ~ Dennis & Susan Walsh Miami, Florida (11/20/2018)
  • My thoughts and prayers go out to the whole family. She was a lovely lady. ~ Angela (Stauffacher) Kothe Custer, SD (11/19/2018)
  • Many fond memories. You were ready for a good giggle more than folks ever knew. Will miss you. ~ Jonny Winn-Holsether Wall, SD (11/18/2018)
  • My Deepest Sympathy. Sending prayers for all of you. ~ Fawna (Geigle) Goff Sturgis, SD (11/18/2018)
  • she was a wonderful lady,so sorry ~ Joann Stark Sergeant Bluff, IA (11/18/2018)