Melvin Ray Hultman, 91, Town of Hill, Ogema, died on Monday, September 11, at the family homestead, while under the care of his family and Hope Hospice and Palliative Care.
He was born on the family homestead in the Town of Hill on July 22, 1926, the son of Fritiof and Julia (Olson) Hultman. He worked as a logger his entire life, but for a number of years was employed by Press Steel Company in Milwaukee. He served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War. He was married to Kathlene Borgenhagen in Richfield, Wisconsin, on February 4, 1961. In latter years he served as a janitor at the Rib Lake High School through the Green Thumb program. In his free time he enjoyed spending time with his family, fishing, and spending time in the outdoors.
He is survived by his wife, Kathlene; by one son, John, Theresa, Wisconsin; and by one daughter, Cindy (Richard ) Wendt, Rib Lake. He is preceded in death by one brother, Arland.
Memorial services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, September 15, at the Spirit Baptist Church in Spirit with Pastor Duane Harper officiating. Military Honors will be conducted by the Spirit American Legion Post No 452. Inurnment will be in the Garden of Memories Cemetery in the Town of Hill. Friends may call at the Spirit Baptist Church on Friday from 10:00 A.M. until the time of services.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.heindlfuneralhome.com
The Heindl Funeral Home in Prentice is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.