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Irene Melin

March 4, 1925 - May 14, 2013


On May 14, 2013, Mrs. Irene Melin of Elk Point passed away at the age of 88 years. Mrs. Melin is survived by 2 daughters & 1 son, Verona Lea (Glenn) Flanders of Elk Point, Lura (Denis) Lapointe of St. Paul & Lorne Melin of New Westminster, B.C.; 3 grandchildren, Jennifer (Mike) Van der Hoek, Brett (Jessica) Flanders & Jeffrey Lapointe; 3 great-grandchildren, Jordan Van der Hoek, Mackenzie Flanders & Madison Flanders; 2 sisters, Beulah Williams of Edmonton & Hilda Smith of Heinsburg; 2 sisters-in-law, Mary Nelson of Lindbergh & Gwen Nelson of St. Paul; numerous nieces & nephews. Mrs. Melin was predeceased by her parents, Chris & Amy Nelson; 2 sisters, Hazel (Clarence) Hoard & Audrey (Fred) Lorenson; 3 brothers, Edward Nelson, Neils Nelson & Carl (Olive) Nelson; grandson, Michael Lapointe; 2 brothers-in-law, Ray Williams & Bob Smith. A Memorial Service was held on Friday, May 17 at 11:00 a.m. at Elk Point Community Church, Elk Point. Pastor Bill Kryzanowsky officiated, with inurnment in Ferguson Flats Cemetery, Elk Point. Donations may be made to Ferguson Flats Cemetery or a charity of one’s choice c/o 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul, AB T0A 3A1. To send condolences online, please visit


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From: Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel Staff

Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel Staff send our condolences to family and friends. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

From: Juliette Langevin
Relation: Friend

So sorry to read of the passing of your mother. She certainly was a special person among us quilters. No one is ever ready for such a loss
My prayers are with you and yours . Love Juliette

From: Orest and Darlene Sereda
Relation: Friends

We will remember your mom’s smile and her quick wittiness. May your memories sustain you and your family during this time if sorrow. Our prayers are with you.

From: Maeleine Faucher - St Paul
Relation: dancing friend

Sorry to hear of your loss. Irene was a good friend that I meant at the Elk Point dances. I’ll miss our coffee dates in St. Paul.

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
May 17, 2013
Beginning at 11:00am

Elk Point Community Church

Elk Point, AB

Elk Point, AB

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Memorial donations will be gratefully accepted to: Ferguson Flats Cemetery or A Charity of One's Choice

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