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Melodie K. (Young) HERBER

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Melodie K. (Young) HERBER Obituary
Age 61, of Saint Paul, MN Died peacefully at home surrounded by loving family and friends, August 19, 2014. Melodie was preceded in death by her loving husband of more than 40 years, Lawrence E. Herber; father, Lyle Young; sister, Karen; and brother, Robert. Melodie was born on March 12, 1953, as the middle child with nine siblings, where she was raised in the Grand Ave./West 7th Street area of Saint Paul. Melodie graduated from Monroe High School in 1971, where during her final months of high school she married the love of her life Lawrence Herber on March 20th, 1971. Melodie was an extremely hardworking, dedicated mother and doting wife, successfully having raised four children while having a full-time career spanning more than 40 years. During this time she very much enjoyed gardening in her yard, reading and spending quality time at her favorite casinos with her favorite penny slot machines. Melodie is survived by sons, Lawrence E. Herber II (Lindsay Danielsen), Markus (Carrie), Erick (Amy) and daughter Amethyst (Douglas Nelson); grandchildren, Ryan, Chelsey, Alexa, Erick, Sean, Jeffery, Christopher, James, Samantha, Natallie and great grandchild, Avery. Also preceded in death by beloved pets, Brutus, Baby and Tulip. Funeral Service 11AM Saturday, August 23rd at O'Halloran & Murphy Funeral Home (575 Snelling Ave. St. Paul, MN 651-698-0796) Visitation 5-8PM Friday, August 22nd at the funeral home and also one hour prior to the service on Saturday. Interment at Elmhurst Cemetery.
Published in Pioneer Press on Aug. 21, 2014
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