Clyde C. Mellema

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  • "Ruth, we are so sorry for your loss. We will keep you in..."
    - Bill Mellema
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    - Lisa Cramer
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Clyde Clayton Mellema, 71, of Union Bridge, died Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012, at Lorien Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Taneytown.

Born Dec. 2, 1940, in Sykesville, he was the son of the late Clyde T. and Francis A. Volk Mellema. He was the husband of Ruth V. Guyer Mellema, his wife of 46 years.

He worked for the Westminster Shoe Factory, Farmers Fertilizer and Feed, and retired after 33 years as a heavy machine operator with the Maryland State Highway Administration. He enjoyed his pet dogs, camping, woodworking, gardening and attending country music shows.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are a sister, Nancy Click, of Union Bridge; a godson, Kevin Boone; and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by siblings George and Robert Mellema, and Ruth McElroy.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Myers-Durboraw Funeral Home, 91 Willis St., Westminster.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Richard L. Michael officiating. Entombment will follow in Evergreen Memorial Gardens in Finksburg.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the family to help defray final expenses.

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Myers-Durboraw Funeral Home - Westminster
91 Willis Street
Westminister, MD 21157
Published in Carroll County Times on Sept. 17, 2012
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