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Marion G. Melliere

January 20, 1933 - June 5, 2021

Burial Date: June 10, 2021

Marion Genevieve Melliere, 88, of St. Louis and formerly of Prairie du Rocher, Illinois, died June 5 surrounded by her loving family.

She was born to the late Edward and Frances (nee Longlois) Ludwig Jan. 20, 1933 in Prairie du Rocher. Frances subsequently married Everet Robert, who raised Marion as his own.

Marion married Floyd Melliere Nov. 24, 1955 at St. Joseph Catholic Church. They lived in Prairie du Rocher until relocating to St. Louis in 2005.

She had worked as radiologic/CT/nuclear medicine technologist for many years at St. Clement Hospital.

Marion enjoyed traveling and playing cards with friends, cheering on her grandchildren in various sporting events and hosting annual apple butter cookings attended by numerous family members and friends.

She was a member of Mary, Mother of the Church in St. Louis and was a former member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Prairie du Rocher.

She is survived by her husband, Floyd Melliere of St. Louis; son Brad (Cristine) Melliere of Long Grove, Illinois; daughter Connie (Greg) Thill of St. Louis; brother Kenneth (Jackie) Robert; grandchildren John Brankin (fiancee Victoria Van Vleet), Ashley (Eric) Thill Jerde, Tyler Thill, Sean Thill and Sydney Thill; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents, step-father and brother Lilburn “Eddie” Ludwig.

A funeral mass was held at June 10 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Prairie du Rocher, officiated by Monsignor Daniel J. Jurek and Rev. Charles Barthel.

Interment at St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery in Prairie du Rocher.

Visitation was held at Pechacek Funeral Home in Red Bud, Illinois.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital,. American Legion Post #622 and the American Heart Association.

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