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Melvin Alfred Eagle


Melvin Alfred Eagle, 81, passed away Tuesday, March 29, 2016, at the Lincoln Hospital in Davenport, Washington. Melvin was born on May 19, 1934, and lived his entire life on a wheat farm north of Almira, Washington. In addition to farming, he worked several other jobs including working for Raymond Green and working for Cenex Fertilizer Company.

When he got the chance, Melvin enjoyed activities such as hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, and boating.

Melvin is survived by his wife, Margie Eagle, and their three children: Michael (Jo Ann) Eagle, Marie (Leon) Duckett, and Marvin (Karie) Eagle; grandchildren: Jared (Courtney) Eagle, Michon Eagle, Brandon Duckett, Rachel Duckett (Merrill) Lines, Kyle Duckett, Kaitlyn Eagle, Danielle Eagle, and Chelsea Eagle; along with two great-grandchildren: Aubrey Eagle and Avery Eagle. Melvin is also survived by his sister, Helen Foos, and his brother, Raymond Eagle.

There will be a Memorial on Saturday, April 16, at 3 p.m. at St. Dunstan’s Episcopal Church, 311 E. Grand Coulee Ave., Grand Coulee, WA, 99133. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Almira Fire Department.

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