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Melvin Mair

April 9, 1928 ~ February 17, 2018 (age 89)

Melvin Mair, age 89, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and friend passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 17, 2018 surrounded by family. Melvin was born on April 9, 1928 in Heber City, Utah. The son of Daniel and Ellen Pearl Hamilton Mair: the ninth child of ten. He married the love of his life, Margaret Matson, on June 20, 1948 in Tooele, Utah: where they lived the majority of their life together. He is survived by his wife and five wonderful children. Deborah M. Rydalch (John), Dennis M. Mair (Sandy), Steven R. Mair (Kathy), Robert A. Mair (Maida), and Christopher J. Mair. Melvin and Margaret have 18 grandchildren and 38 great-grandchildren who love them very much. Melvin was an active member of the LDS church and held many positions which he faithfully fulfilled. Melvin loved fishing and spent countless hours roaming the shores of the many lakes of Utah. He also loved gardening and took great pride in the fruits and vegetables he produced.

Melvin served honorably in the Marine Corps. He then spent the majority of his working life at the Tooele Army Depot as a painter and West Elementary as a custodian.

He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings.

We will celebrate Melvin’s life at a funeral service 12:00 pm, February 21, 2018 at the Stockton LDS meeting house, a viewing will be held 2 hours prior. Interment will be in the Tooele City Cemetery.

We will miss you, your endless supply of stories, and your example of hard work, dedication, and commitment to life and your family. Until we are together again….

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