2016-09-08 / Obituaries

John Edwin Melcher, Jr.

Funeral services for John Melcher, Jr., 87, formerly of Lincoln, Texas, were held Wednesday morning, September 7, 2016 at St. Mark Lutheran Church in Houston with Rev. Timothy Duerr officiating. Burial followed in Memorial Oaks Cemetery in Houston.

John Edwin Wilhelm Melcher, Jr. was born on January 17, 1929 to John and Dora (Wolf) Melcher, Sr. in Fedor, Texas and was called home to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, September 4, 2016 in Houston, Texas.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 57 years, Mildred Melcher and his eleven siblings.

Johnnie is survived by his four children, Larry Melcher & his wife, Shirley of Houston, Delbert Melcher of Lincoln, Danny Melcher & his wife, Sandra of Houston and Linda Leitko & her husband, Barry of Houston, five grandchildren, Laura Leal & her husband, Robert, Matt Melcher, Sarah Melcher, Mark Leitko & his wife, Elizabeth, and Staci McMahon & her husband, Sean; three great grandchildren, Travis Melcher, Luke Leitko, and Beau Leitko, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

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