In memory of
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In memory of
Melvin Stearns
Melvin Stearns Dec. 28, 1924 - April 28, 2019 Melvin H. Stearns passed away in Portland, Sunday, April 28, 2019, at the age of 94. Born and raised on a farm in Carstairs, AB Canada, Melvin left at an early age to join the Canadian Navy. After the war he trained to become an electrician. He married Margery in 1952 and raised the family in Calgary, AB. They moved the family; Suzan, Wade, Doris and Ross to Portland in 1968. Mel continued to work as an electrician. Once retired they spent time traveling. Often they took the whole family to Hawaii. Mel and Marge enjoyed spending time with their family. In 2018 they moved to a Senior Living Center. The last few months Mel lived in an adult foster care home where he enjoyed watching hockey games, eating bacon and playing on his computer. Melvin is survived by his wife; four children; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. A Celebration of Life for Melvin will be held from 1 to 4 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019, at the home of Suzan Wells. (2861 S.W. Lillyben Pl., Gresham) Please sign the online guest book at www.oregonlive.com/obits
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Sunday, Sep 1
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
home of Suzan Wells
2861 S.W. Lillyben Pl, Gresham, OR 97080
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In memory of
Melvin Stearns
Melvin Stearns Dec. 28, 1924 - April 28, 2019 Melvin H. Stearns passed away in Portland, Sunday, April 28, 2019, at the age of 94. Born and raised on a farm in Carstairs, AB Canada, Melvin left at an early age to join the Canadian Navy. After the war he trained to become an electrician. He married Margery in 1952 and raised the family in Calgary, AB. They moved the family; Suzan, Wade, Doris and Ross to Portland in 1968. Mel continued to work as an electrician. Once retired they spent time traveling. Often they took the whole family to Hawaii. Mel and Marge enjoyed spending time with their family. In 2018 they moved to a Senior Living Center. The last few months Mel lived in an adult foster care home where he enjoyed watching hockey games, eating bacon and playing on his computer. Melvin is survived by his wife; four children; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. A Celebration of Life for Melvin will be held from 1 to 4 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019, at the home of Suzan Wells. (2861 S.W. Lillyben Pl., Gresham) Please sign the online guest book at www.oregonlive.com/obits
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Celebration of Life
 
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Sunday, Sep 1
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
home of Suzan Wells
2861 S.W. Lillyben Pl, Gresham, OR 97080
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