Jean Marie Melvin, loving wife, mother and grandmother, born April 4, 1958, passed away on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at the age of 60. She was married to her husband, Terry Melvin, for 34 years. She was very successful in her career and enjoyed her work as an Industrial Hygienist; she retired from Fiat Chrysler as a Safety Manager in spring of 2015. After retirement, she continued to work auditing Chrysler plants on a part time basis. During her leisure time, she enjoyed working on projects with her husband, riding her scooter, fishing, kayaking, gardening, reading, working outdoors, cutting brush, building bon fires, trap shooting and spending time helping out her children and grandchildren. She is loved by many and will be greatly missed.
Jean is survived by her five children: Keri (Ben) Brandt, Kelly (Ian) Smith, Casey (Jessica) Rockwood, David (Samantha) Rockwood and Macyn Taylor Melvin; eight grandchildren: Noah Brandt, Hunter Brandt, Colton Brandt, Lee Smith, Mallory Smith, Cooper Smith, Ayla Rockwood and Emerson Rockwood; three brothers and two sisters; Robert (Jeannie) Strelow, Linda (Jeff) Stevens, Randy (Allie) Strelow, Cheryl (Darrel) Hutcheson and Ron (Jackie) Strelow.
Preceded in death by her parents Robert and Doris Strelow, sister Bonita (Zach) Burton and grandparents Walter and Helen Jahns.
Visitation will be on Tuesday, May 15 at 9:30- 10:45 a.m. with services starting at 11a.m at Mealy Funeral Home, 225 Main Street, (Hwy 20) Waterford, WI 53185, with committal service to follow at Rochester Cemetery.
Mealy Funeral Home
225 W. Main St.
Waterford, WI 53185