Harvey "Joe" Mellen
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New Harmony, Utah
Our beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather, passed away April 7, 2013 in his sleep. He was born to America Hutchison and Harvey J. Mellen on August 10, 1925 at Holy Cross Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah. He lived in California then went back to Salt Lake City again before moving to New Harmony in Southern Utah 16 years ago. He married his one and only love, Frances Myrle Barton Mellen, on October 30, 1943.
Harvey attended school in Salt Lake and Logan before serving as a member of the Paratroopers 82nd Airborne Division during WWII. He received many awards and honors for his bravery and injuries acquired. He is a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
Harvey is survived by his wife Myrle, his children Rick and Pamela, 8 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents America and Harvey Mellen , his brothers Robert, Richard and Jack Mellen and Vaughn Malorie.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 13, 2013, at 11:00 a.m., at the Kanarraville LDS Chapel in Kanarraville. Interment will be in the Kanarraville Cemetery. Arrangements under the direction of Southern Utah Mortuary. Online condolences: www.sumortuary.com.
Published in The Spectrum & Daily News on Apr. 12, 2013