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Obituary for Mel Ames

Mel  Ames
Mel Ames, age 91, served honorably in the U.S. Army during WWII, beloved husband and best friend for 65 years of Luba, nee Rischall; loving father of Bart (Leslie) Ames and Cheryl Ames (Larry Gurner); adored Papa of Adrianne, David and Jeremy Ames, Whitney Gurner (Nick Chambers) and Emily Gurner; proud great grandfather of Logan and Cruz; dear brother-in-law of Leon (Judy) and Jerry (Jill) Rischall. Graveside service Thursday, 1:30 p.m. at Westlawn Cemetery, Section Westlake, 7801 W. Montrose, Norridge. Info: The Goldman Funeral Group, (847) 478-1600.
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