Melvin Ray Hultman 1926-2017
Melvin Ray Hultman
Melvin Ray Hultman, 91, of the Town of Hill, Ogema, died on Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, at the family homestead, while under the care of his family and Hope Hospice and Palliative Care. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 15, at the Spirit Baptist Church in Spirit with Pastor Duane Harper officiating. Military honors will be conducted by the Spirit American Legion Post No 452. Inurnment will be in the Garden of Memories Cemetery in the Town of Hill. Friends may call at the Spirit Baptist Church on Friday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at 11 a.m.
Melvin was born on the family homestead in the Town of Hill on July 22, 1926, the son of Fritiof and Julia (Olson) Hultman. He worked as a logger, but for a number of years was employed by Press Steel Company in Milwaukee. He served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War. He married Kathlene Borgenhagen in Richfield on Feb. 4, 1961. In latter years, he served as a janitor at the Rib Lake High School through the Green Thumb program. In his free time he enjoyed spending time with his family, fishing and spending time in the outdoors.
Melvin is survived by his wife, Kathlene; one son, John of Theresa; and one daughter, Cindy (Richard) Wendt of Rib Lake.
Marvin was preceded in death by one brother, Arland.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.heindlfuneralhome.com. The Heindl Funeral Home in Prentice is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.