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Melvin Dean Leppin

July 19, 1937 March 1, 2019
Melvin Dean Leppin
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Obituary for Melvin Dean Leppin

Melvin Dean Leppin passed away on March 1, 2019 at the age of 82. He was born on July 19, 1937 in McMinnville, Oregon, to parents Harold and Charlotte Leppin. He grew up along with three siblings, Raymond Leppin, Lynda Nyseth, and Larry Leppin where he lived with his family on the family farm in Bethel.

Melvin graduated from Amity High school in 1955 with an athletic honor for Best Athlete. After high school, he enlisted in the Army and served for two years in Panama. He was married from 1959 to 1970 and has three children and five grandchildren.

Melvin is survived by his sister, Lynda Nyseth of Amity, his brother, Larry Leppin of Amity; three children, Corrine Rappleyea of Portland, James Leppin of Bethel, and Meladean Boyle of Portland; and five grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. in Bethel, Oregon at the Bethel Community Church, 7575 Bethel Rd., Rickreal, OR. A reception will follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Bethel Community Church.

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