From the Lincoln Journal Star:
Lawrence "Larry" Mellen, 69, Lincoln,
died Wednesday (8-4-10). Born (1-11-41) in Lincoln to Lilburn and Mildred (Ward) Mellen. Retired Master Mechanic, Goodyear
Tire and Rubber Company, 35 years. Lifelong Lincoln resident. Member: United Steel Workers Union Local #286, NHRA, and a respected sponsor and speaker
for Alcoholic's Anonymous.
Family members include sons, daughters-in-law,
Larry and Jenni, Lincoln, Gregg and Lisa, New Prague, Minn.; grandchildren, Ally Stewart, Sharon Mellen, Emily Stewart, Brice
Mellen, Josie Mellen, Christina Mellen; four great-grandchildren; brothers, sisters-in-law, Walt and Kay Mellen, Ronald and
Patsy Mellen, all of Davey. Preceded in death by parents.
Funeral Service: 10:30 a.m. Saturday (8-7-10)
Roper and Sons Chapel, 4300 "O" St. Pastor Kerry O'Bryant officiating. Memorials to the family. Visitation: 2:00 p.m. - 8:00
p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. Saturday until service time, funeral home. The family requests that those attending please wear casual
attire. Arrangements by Roper and Sons Funeral Services. Condolences or personal reflections may be sent online at www.roperandsons.com