Jan. 30, 1948 - June 22, 2013
Esperanza M. Melvin, age 65, of Brooklyn Park, passed away with her family at her side on Saturday, June 22, 2013. Preceded in death by parents, Francisco Hong and Esperanza Hong; and sister, Frances (Hong) Luker.
She is survived by her brother, Eddie Hong; husband of 46 years, Norman; son, Paul; daughters, Christina (Kern) Israelson, Karen (Deane) Surface, Pamela (Jan) Corpus, and Kimberly (Scott) Dodge; grandchildren, Brennen and Bailey Israelson, Dakota, Avery, and Taylor Surface, Kaden, Ethan, and Kaleb Corpus, and Emma Dodge.
Celebration of life service will be held Saturday, July 20, 1 p.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Calexico. Memorial contributions can be made to Espi's Healing Light Fund donation account at any US Bank.