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Querhammer & Flagg Funeral Home

500 West Terra Cotta Ave, Crystal Lake, IL

OBITUARY

Edna M. Melvin

7 January , 193731 July , 2019
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Edna M. Melvin, 82, formerly of Crystal Lake passed away July 31, 2019. She was born January 7, 1937 in England to Jack and Millie Birch. In 1959 she arrived in the United States where she resided since then. Edna loved her daily walks around Crystal Lake with friends. Knitting was a one of her passions and with her talent she enjoyed making afghan blankets for children and family. Edna is survived by her sons, Tony (Amy) and Garry (Tricia) Melvin; her grandchildren, Courtney, Cole (Sasha), and Garry Jr.; her sister, Joyce. She was preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Barb. There will be a gathering from 2 to 5pm on Sunday, August 11 at Querhammer & Flagg Funeral Home, 500 W. Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal Lake. Memorials may be made to JourneyCare Hospice at www.journeycare.org. Online condolences may be made at www.querhammerandflagg.com.

  • FAMILY

  • Tony (Amy) Melvin, Son
  • Garry (Tricia) Melvin, Son
  • Courtney Melvin, Granddaughter
  • Cole Melvin, Grandson
  • Garry Melvin Jr., Grandson
  • Jack Birch, Father (deceased)
  • Millie Birch, Mother (deceased)
  • She is also survived by her sister, Joyce, and preceded in death by her sister, Barb.

Services

  • Memorial Gathering Sunday, 11 August , 2019

Memories

Edna M. Melvin

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Michael J. Boyce

6 August 2019

Tony and Garry,
Sorry to hear of your mother's passing. Prayers for all.
Mike Boyce

Gary Munn

6 August 2019

To Tony and all the family,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this sad time . May your lasting memories be of all the love and good times you shared together.
Wishing you peace,
Gary and Barb Munn

Tracy Youngs

5 August 2019

A lovely aunt and beloved sister of my mother Barb and her sister, my other aunt, Joyce.
Many happy memories of visiting Crystal Lake and Edna visiting is in the UK.
Rest in peace sweet lady
Xxx

Paulette Nixon

3 August 2019

Happy sisters together ❤️

Paulette Nixon

3 August 2019

An embroidery done by Aunty Edna and given to her sister Joyce is attached.....

Joyce Nixon

2 August 2019



Don’t shed tears that she is gone..
Smile that she has lived.
Don’t feel empty and cry..
Do what she would want....
Smile, love ,
Cherish her memory
And live life to the full
God Bless Edna ❤️

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Biography

Edna M. Melvin, 82, formerly of Crystal Lake passed away July 31, 2019.
She was born January 7, 1937 in England to Jack and Millie Birch. In 1959 she arrived in the United States where she resided since then. Edna loved her daily walks around Crystal Lake with friends. Knitting was a one of her passions and with her talent she enjoyed making afghan blankets for children and family.
Edna is survived by her sons, Tony (Amy) and Garry (Tricia) Melvin; her grandchildren, Courtney, Cole (Sasha), and Garry Jr.; her sister, Joyce.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Barb.