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Raymond Mellin

January 3, 1935 — December 31, 2018

Raymond L. Mellin, Sr., 83, of Roanoke, IL passed away at 9:59p.m. on Monday, December 31, 2018 at the Roanoke Apostolic Christian Home.

He was born on January 3, 1935 in St. Anne, Illinois a son of Raymond B. and Gertrude Yoder Mellin. He married Marlene T. Sherer on December 4, 1954 in Glenwood, IL. She Survives.

Survivors include one daughter, Lelia(Neil) Hodel of rural Roanoke; three sons, Lee(Marlene) Mellin, Jr. of rural Benson; Larry Mellin of Roanoke; Lenny Mellin (Tiffany Boswell) of rural Benson; 10 grandchildren, Calla(Alex) Fehr, Jenna(Tyler) Weber, Heather(Matt) Leman, Dustin Mellin, Jacy Anderson, Jake Anderson, Katrina(Brian) Gessi, Aja Mellin, Amber Reeves, Meaghanne Mellin; four great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and granddaughter, Lindsay Hodel.

Raymond was the owner/operator of the Koffee Kup for 7 years and the Pizza Place for 31 years both in Roanoke.

Raymond was an avid Chicago White Sox and Chicago Bears fan. He enjoyed playing cards, bowling and he also coached little league baseball.

Funeral Services will be held at 12 noon on Saturday, January 5, 2019 at the Knapp-Johnson-Harris Funeral Home in Roanoke. Chaplain Trevor Bartolomucci will officiate. Visitation will be held on Saturday from 10-12 before the services at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Roanoke Township Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Transitions Hospice in Peoria or Roanoke Apostolic Christian Home. Online condolences and tributes may be sent to the family at


JAN 5. 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (CST)

Knapp-Johnson-Harris Funeral Home
204 West Husseman Street
Roanoke, IL 61561

Funeral Services

JAN 5. 12:00 PM (CST)

Knapp-Johnson-Harris Funeral Home
204 West Husseman Street
Roanoke, IL 61561

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