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Obituary of Melvin L. Koss

Melvin L. Koss, son of Wesley Koss and Sylvia (Cecrle) Koss was born January 10, 1935 at Belleville, Kansas and passed away on January 16, 2013 at Thayer County Health Services, Hebron, Nebraska at the age of 78 years and 6 days.
Melvin attended country grade school and graduated from Mahaska High School, Mahaska, Kansas. He was united in marriage to Shirley Miller on August 5, 1955. He was a former employee of Goodyear Rubber Company and the State of Nebraska in Lincoln, Nebraska and was a life long farmer.
He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church of Hubbell, Nebraska and the Hubbell Lions Club.
He was preceded in death by his Parents, Wesley and Sylvia Koss, wife, Shirley Koss, great granddaughter, McKayla Koss, one brother, Donald Koss.
He is survived by four sons, Steve (Joanna) Vanderslice of Omaha, Nebraska, Greg (Bobbi) Koss of Madison, Nebraska, Bill Koss of Reynolds, Nebraska, Jody ( Heidi) Koss of Chester, Nebraska, 14 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, one sister, Darlene ( Roger) Lambert of Mahaska, Kansas, sister in law, Delores Koss of Belleville, Kansas, other relatives and many friends.
Memorial services will be held Two PM, Saturday, January 19, 2013, St. John Lutheran Church, Chester, Nebraska, conducted by, Pastor Richard Gudgel.
Inurnment will be in Zion Lutheran Cemetery, rural Hubbell, Nebraska.
Memorials may be given to Family Choice.
Friends may sign the register book from 1 PM to 9 PM Friday, January 18, 2013 at Bachelor-Surber Funeral Home, Belleville, Ks where the family will receive friends from 4 PM to 6 PM.
Online condolences and information at
Bachelor-Surber Funeral Home, Belleville, Ks is in charge of arrangements.


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