Melvin Paul Lemke
1931 — 2022
Melvin Paul Lemke, age 91 of Neosho, Wisconsin passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 17, 2022 at Marquardt Health Center in Watertown, WI, with his loving family by his side. Melvin was born on August 9, 1931 in Milwaukee, WI to Paul A. R. and Clara I.A. (nee Schlei) Lemke. Melvin was united in marriage to Betty Ann Lentz on April 16, 1955 at St. John Lutheran Church in Ashippun, WI. Melvin began working at Carnation Company, now known as Silgan, forking cans into a boxcar and eventually became a lift truck operator, retiring after 45 years. He was also a lifelong farmer who enjoyed planting, gardening, and always looked forward to the Saturday farmers market in Hustisford, WI....