Stanko, Melvin "Mel" Age 82 of Cannon Falls, peacefully on Thurs, June 21, 2012. Mel is survived by wife, Ann; sons, Richard (Mandy), Russell (Dorthy), Ronald (Teri); daughters, Roberta (Albert) Grannis, Rebecca (David) Friese; grandchildren, Nicholas & Isabella Stanko, Vannessa (John) Meyer, Victoria Miller (fiancé Gandencio), Shawna (Scott) Grieger, Aaron (Sara) Quam, Sally, Joshua, Rachel, and Marshall Friese; 6 great- grandchildren; sister, Helen Hanson; brothers, Harry Stanko, and Ed (Perk) Stanko; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, John, Dan, Adolph and Mike. Visitation Sunday, June 24th, 4-8 pm at Lundberg Funeral Home, Cannon Falls. Funeral will be 11 am Monday, June 25th at Holden Lutheran Church, Kenyon with visitation one hour prior.
Published in Star Tribune on June 23, 2012