Frances Melle passed away in Mesa, AZ on March 17, 2010, at the age of 95. Frances Lena Melle was born to Jacob and Rosa Ereth, on May 12, 1914 in Bergfield, Sask. Canada. The Ereth and Melle families had migrated to Canada in the early 1900’s from Romania. The family moved to Outlook, MT in 1923. Frances married Louis John Melle on November 1st, 1939. They had two children, Loretta and Elden. They lived in the Outlook area where they farmed until 1970 upon moving to Arizona. Frances was preceded in death by her husband Louis, her daughter Loretta Searl, and granddaughter, Kim Sherene Searl, brothers Tony, Louis, Jacob, Frank, John and a brother that passed away after one day, sisters Clara, Julia and Emma. She is survived by her son Elden (Sue) and grandchildren Lynn Searl Verbeck (Dave) and their children Daniel, Kaela and Tess, Kelly Melle (Stacy), Adam Melle (Ingrid) and Jennifer Melle Corey (Mike) and their children Laney, Roman and Piper, step grandchildren Jennifer Sykes (Brian) and their son Thomas, Brandon Hass (Gwendy) and his children Emma, Elizabeth and Erin; brothers Joseph Ereth of Mesa, AZ and Arthur Ereth of Plentywood, MT a sister, Sally Alastra of Seattle, WA, a brother-in-law Peter Melle of Plentywood, MT and many nieces and nephews. Frances had a great many friends in the Phoenix area and will be missed. A visitation and rosary will be Thursday from 5-8pm with a 7pm Rosary at Mountain View Funeral Home 7900 E. Main Mesa, AZ 85207. A funeral mas will be Friday March 19th at 10 am at All Saints Catholic Church, 1534 N. Recker Rd., Mesa, AZ 85205.

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