Melvin "Mel" E. Price

Born in Clyde, North Dakota on Aug 10, 1931

Died on Jan 15, 2018 and resided in Amberg, Wisconsin

age 86, of Amberg, passed away peacefully Monday January 15, 2018, at his home.  He was born in Clyde, North Dakota on August 10, 1931; son of the late Eugene and Roxetta (Cain) Price.  Mel married the former Shirley Sturtz on September 18, 1982.  He started his career in the Propane Business in North Dakota which also took him to Indiana where he started Indiana LP Gas, then moved to New Holstein to manage Heus Meter Gas and started Mid States Gas Equipment and Dairyland LP Gas where they converted vehicles to run on propane gas and provided schooling seminars to certify his dealers.  Mel and Shirley moved to Amberg and started Pike River Propane & Heating and Melvin Price & Associates where he met many of his close and personal friends.  After the sale of the Pike River Propane he and Shirley purchased and ran the Durham House in Cando, North Dakota and by the request of friends he started his last business at the age of 68, Customer’s Gas of Amberg.  Mel was a member of the Amberg Town Board and a School Board Member as well.  You could always find him in his shop tinkering on projects. 


Melvin is survived by his loving wife, Shirley; 12 children:  Cindy Guthrie, Linda (Dan) Martin, Terry (Renee) Price, Jerry (significant other, Christina) Price, Jeffrey (Therese) Suttner, Shelly (Leon) Nadler, Brenda (Dennis) DeKuiper, Sherry Buechel, Connie (Pat) Hess, John (Denyse Suttner, Penny (Brian) Perleberg, and Tyler (Rachael) McKay; 37 grandchildren; and 32 great grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by five brothers; three sisters; niece, Debbie, and a son-in-law, Lee.


Family and friends may call on Saturday January 20, 2018, at Roubal Funeral Home from 1p.m. until the time of the Funeral Service at 3p.m.  Pastor Gene Wickman will officiate.


Roubal Funeral Home of Wausaukee is assisting the family with arrangements.


Funeral Service: Saturday Jan 20, 2018, 3:00 p.m. at Roubal Funeral Home

Visitation: Saturday Jan 20, 2018, 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. at Roubal Funeral Home

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