Melvin Vornkahl

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Melvin Earl Vornkahl passed away peacefully on June 17, 2014, at Conroe Health Care, Conroe, Texas. He was born August 25, 1932 in Bellville, Texas and grew up in the Peters Community.

Survivors include wife, Edy Untermeyer Vornkahl, daughter Linda Kay Knight and husband Nolan, grandson Stephen Paras and wife Jenny, grandson, Jeffery Paras and wife, Dianna, granddaughter Lindsey Boze and husband J.R., great granddaughter, Kaitlyn Paras, stepdaughter, Darlene Untermeyer Cassell and husband, Wayne, brothers Henry Vornkahl and wife, Barbara, of Houston and Leroy Vornkahl and wife, Pat, of Peters Comminity.

He was predeceased by parents, Henry and Minnie Vornkal, sisters Willie Mae Buntzel and husband, Waco, and Lorene Vornkahl, son David Vornkahl, son-in-law Stephen Paras and stepdaughter Diane Untermeyer.

He graduated from Bellville High School in 1959 and attended Texas A & M University and the University of Houston. He enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in 1951, but a heart condition suggested a medical discharge. He then worked for the United States Postal Service just short of 50 years before retiring. He worked with his wife at Keller Williams Real Estate for five years before suffering a disabling accident which confined him to a wheel chair for years.

Melvin loved the outdoors and was an avid hunter. He also had a passionate love of the Lord and was a faithful member of Lakeside Bible Church.

Special recogition is given to Dr. Michael Chang, caregivers, Danny Parrot, Arthur Warren and Kelly Ebert.

Memorial services will be held on on Saturday, June 28, 2014 at 2 p.m. at Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home, 2850 Eva Street, Montgomery, Teaxs 77356.

Memorials may be made to Lakeside Bible Church, 18940 Freeport Drive, Montgomery, Texas, 77356


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Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home of Montgomery
20850 Eva St. Montgomery, TX 77356
(936) 597-7300
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