Melvin E. Vest

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Melvin E. Vest

June 14, 1934 - June 27, 2018

Melvin E. Vest Melvin E. Vest
Melvin E. Vest, age 84, of Maquoketa, IA, died Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at Crestridge Care Center in Maquoketa.
Melvin was born June 14, 1934 in Richland Center, WI the son of James and Merna (Brown) Vest. He served in the US Army during the Korean War and later married his middle school sweetheart, Naomi Allaback, on March 10, 1961 in Madison, WI. Melvin was employed as an electrician. He enjoyed fishing with his grandchildren and was an avid Green Bay Packers fan.
Survivors include two daughters, Dawn (William) Bailey of Fulton and Sara (Michael) Stoltenberg of Clinton, IA; one son, Mark (Mary) Vest of Ohio, IL; one sister, Bessie McMahon of Fitchberg, WI; eight grandchildren, Jennifer, Jamie, Janelle, Jason, Andrew, Zachary, Richard and Nicole; thirteen great grandchildren, Ijah, Bentlee, Azriella, Braiden, Addison, Olivia, Kaleb, Chloe, Sophia, Jaxon, Allie, Alexis and Sierra; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife; parents; one brother, Harold Vest; one sister, Doris Stittleburg; one grandson, Justin; and one great grandson, Crews.
Visitation will be Saturday, June 30, 2018 from 10 11:00 AM at the Garland Funeral Home in Walnut. Funeral services will be Saturday at 11:00 AM at the funeral home. Burial will be at Union Cemetery in Ohio, IL.
A memorial has been established.
Online condolences may be sent to www.garlandfuneralhome.com.
Published on June 27, 2018
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