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In Memory of

Melvin Hugo Walz

September 7, 1928 - November 28, 2016

Obituary


Melvin Hugo Walz, 88, of Tigard, Oregon passed away on November 28, 2016 due to complication from Alzheimer's disease. He was born on September 7, 1928, to Gottlieb Walz and Freida Harter in Ashley, North Dakota.
He graduated from Ashley High School and received his BA from Wartburg Collage, Waverly, Iowa. He then continued his education by earning a Master's degree in Counselling and Guidance from the University of North Dakota.
Melvin proudly served as a Corporal in the US Army in the Counter Intelligence Corps stationed in Germany.
Melvin married his...

Melvin Hugo Walz, 88, of Tigard, Oregon passed away on November 28, 2016 due to complication from Alzheimer's disease. He was born on September 7, 1928, to Gottlieb Walz and Freida Harter in Ashley, North Dakota.
He graduated from Ashley High School and received his BA from Wartburg Collage, Waverly, Iowa. He then continued his education by earning a Master's degree in Counselling and Guidance from the University of North Dakota.
Melvin proudly served as a Corporal in the US Army in the Counter Intelligence Corps stationed in Germany.
Melvin married his high school sweetheart, Arlene Hein, and shared 63 loving years of marriage together.
Melvin enjoyed a long and successful career in Employment Counselling for Job Services of North Dakota from 1955 to 1985.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Arlene; their two children, Ken M. Walz, Hillsboro, OR; and Carolyn Horne (Brian Horne), Tigard, OR; his grandchildren, Jesse Walz, Boise, ID, Lindsey Horne (Scott Willis) Beaverton, OR, and Calvin Horne, attending Pepperdine University; and his brother, Irwin Walz. Melvin is preceded in death by his parents and three siblings.
At his family's wishes, no formal services are being held at this time. Charitable gifts can be made in his memory to:

World Vision: http://donate.worldvision.org/ways-to-give/gift-catalog

The Alzheimer's Association: http://www.alz.org/

Union Gospel Mission Portland: https://ugmportland.org/

Arrangements under the direction of Young's Funeral Home, Tigard, OR.