Alroy M. Melahn

December 28, 1922June 11, 2018

Alroy M. Melahn died June 11, 2018 at his home. He was bornon December 28, 1922 in Barrington Township to Alfred "Pat" and Rose (Wohlbrecht) Melahn. He married Marie Hansen on October 9, 1943, they were four months lacking on 75 years of marriage. Alroy farmed all his life. He worked at Union Special also. He was happiest with a steering wheel in his hands. Alroy is survived by his wife, Marie; daughter, Orallee (Dick) Reiser; grandsons, Randy (Sandy) Reiser and Chad (Mindy) Reiser; daughter-in-law, Sally Schuring Melahn; and three granddaughters, Tina, Trisha, and Tracie (Chad) Cartwright. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Karen; a son, Keith; brothers, Wilfred Melahn, Bruce Melahn, and David Moeller; and sister, Elva Neilsen Whit. Visitation will be from 3 to 7pm on Friday, June 15 at Marengo-Union Funeral Home. For information call the funeral home at 815-568-8131. Online condolences may be made at


  • Marie (Hansen) Melahn, Wife
  • Orallee (Dick) Reiser, Daughter
  • Randy (Sandy) Reiser, Grandson
  • Chad (Mindy) Reiser, Grandson
  • Sally Schuring Melahn, Daughter-in-law
  • Tina Melahn, Granddaughter
  • Trisha Melahn, Granddaughter
  • Tracie (Chad) Cartwright, Granddaughter
  • Karen and Keith, Children
  • Alfred Melahn, Father
  • Rose (Wohlbrecht) Melahn, Mother
  • Wilfred Melahn, Brother
  • Bruce Melahn, Brother
  • David Moeller, Brother
  • Elva Neilsen Whit, Sister


  • Visitation Friday, June 15, 2018

Alroy M. Melahn

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