Melbourne J. Powers

January 6, 1927 ~ March 23, 2019 (age 92)


POWERS - Mr. Melbourne J. Powers aged 92 passed away Saturday, March 23, 2019. He was preceded in death by his wife, Adrienne; parents, James and Elizabeth Powers; sisters, Lavinia Powers, Sr. Rose Elizabeth. Surviving are his brothers, Thomas Powers, John (Sakiko) Powers and Gerald Powers; sister, Dolores Reynolds; many nieces and nephews. Melbourne proudly served his country during WWII in the US Army. retired from GRATA where he was a bus driver for many years. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10:00 AM Friday, March 29, 2019 at Cathedral of St. Andrews, 267 Sheldon SE. His family will greet relatives and friends 5:00 - 7:00 PM Thursday at Stegenga Funeral Chapel - Wyoming 3131 S. Division Ave and 1 hour prior to the service at church on Friday. Interment with Military Honors at Resurrection Cemetery. To share a photo, memory and sign the family's online guestbook please visit To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Melbourne J. Powers please visit our Sympathy Store.

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