Melva June Anderson

MELVA JUNE ANDERSON Melva died at home with her husband by her side on August 15, 2008. Melva was born on January 9, 1930 in Wichita, Kansas. She grew up in Portland, Oregon and came to California in 1954 to work, where she met and married Lyle Anderson on March 10, 1956, her husband for 52 years. Melva was a housewife, but was very busy with her three sons growing up. She supported the boys in sports and was a team mom for football. Melva was also an active member of Faith Lutheran Church in Riverside since moving there in 1994. She worked on the altar guild, assisting the pastors at Faith for many years. She also taught during VBS each summer for 10 years and loved sharing Christ's love with children. She was a loving wife and mother, and a dear friend to many more. Melva is survived by her husband, Lyle C. Anderson; her sons, Roger D., Bret F. and Brace D. Anderson; sister, Dolores Dilly; 4 grandchildren, Joshua, Shane, Chrissand and Cindy Anderson, and a great-grandchild, Damian Mares. A Celebration of Life Memorial will be on Sept. 6, 2008 at 11:00am at Faith Lutheran Church, 4785 Jackson St., Riverside. PRESTON AND SIMONS MORTUARY FUNERAL DIRECTORS (951) 683-7410

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Preston and Simons Mortuary
3358 Mission Inn Ave  Riverside, CA 92501
(951) 683-7410

Published in Press-Enterprise on Sept. 2, 2008