Merced Sun Star, Monday, April 11, 1994, page A3, Col. 2
Frank Mello, 77
Farmer
El Nido - Frank M. Mello, Sr. died Saturday at Merced Community Medical Center.  He was 77.
   Mr. Mellow was born Aug. 11, 1916, in Ferndale.  He worked as a farmer 56 years.  According to his family, he enjoyed working and spending time with his family.
   Mr. Mello was preceded in death by an infant son, two sisters and a brother.
   Survivors are his wife of 50 years, Susie Mello of El Nido; four daughters, Gen McDonald of Condon, Ore., Susan Toth of Visalia, Liz Burek of Benicia and Marlene Mello of Alameda; two sons, Frank Mello, Jr., of Merced and John Mello of El Nido; three sisters, Josephine Siebert of Modesto and Clem Marks and Margaret Cotta, both of El Nido; two brothers, Joseph Mello of El Nido and Tony Paradise of California; 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
   Friends may call from 2-7 p.m. today and from 8-11 a.m. Wednesday at the J. Vernon Ivers Chapel of Ivers and Alcorn Funeral Home in Merced.  Services and burial will be private.
   Contributions may be sent to the Merced County Library, 2100O. St., Merced, 95340

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