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Melvin LaVern Roush

August 21, 1952 — October 22, 2019

Melvin LaVern Roush age 67, of Libertyville, passed away Tuesday, October 22, 2019, at his home.

Visitation with family and friends will be at 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Friday, October 25, 2019, at Behner Funeral Home in Fairfield.

Memorial service will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday, October 26, 2019, at Behner Funeral Home with Pastor Ed Parker officiating.  Burial of cremains will be at a later date.

In- lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family and mailed to John Roush, 2147 257th Street, Fairfield, Iowa 52556.

Melvin was born August 21, 1952, in Fairfield to Melvin Louis Jr. and Betty Darlene (Greiner) Roush.

Melvin was co-owner of Roush Tree Service.  He liked working outdoors. Some of his outside interests were working in the sawmill, taking care of goats, gardening and was a hobby farmer.  Melvin had an Oliver tractor that he was proud of.  Most important was spending time with family and friends.

Melvin is survived by his brother, John (Cindy) Roush of Fairfield. nephews, Adam Roush and great niece Adrian Roush and Michael (Jessica Giberson) Roush and great nephew, Milo Roush; nieces, Courtney Roush and April Pohren and great nephew Parker John and great niece Riley Jo.

Melvin was preceded by his parents, Melvin Louis Roush Jr. and Betty Darlene Roush; and one brother, Marvin LeRoy Roush.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Melvin LaVern Roush, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

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Visitation

Friday, October 25, 2019

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Behner Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc.

203 South Main Street, Fairfield, IA 52556

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Memorial Service

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Behner Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc.

203 South Main Street, Fairfield, IA 52556

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