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Melissa O. Zetter

April 10, 1922 - January 11, 2018

Melissa was a native Oregonian who lived in the Portland Metro area her entire life. She was born in Oregon City, on April 10th, 1922, to Louis and Ida Maddox.

 

While working at the family business, Maddox Transfer and Storage, Melissa met Melvin Clifford Zetter of North Dakota, and they married September 16, 1944. They were married for fifty-eight years until the death of Melvin in 2001.

 

Melissa and Melvin had four children: Pamela, Markus, Rosanna, and Jennifer. They also had six grandchildren: Kenny, Sam, Carla, Ryan, Travis and DelRae, as well as eleven great grandchildren.

 

As a young woman, wife, and mother, Melissa knew something was missing in her life. One night after she had been entertaining family and friends, the Lord started talking to her, calling her to Himself. She asked God to forgive her sins and come into her life.

 

When asked to become a Sunday school teacher for seventh and eighth grade girls in the Apostolic Faith Church, she gladly accepted. Later she served as the head of the church’s Junior Department Sunday school, and served for many years on the Sunday school steering committee developing curriculum materials. She also worked in the campground restaurant and at the church headquarters office as receptionist. While serving as church hostess, Melissa coordinated over two hundred weddings, funerals, and church dinners. Throughout her lifetime of service to the Lord and those around her, the Lord gave her strength, confidence, and grace.

 

In retirement at the age of eighty-eight, Melissa took up the hobby of reading, writing, and resting. After several years of declining health, Melissa passed away on January 11, 2018 at the age of ninety-five years.

 

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at Holman’s Funeral & Cremation Service from 8:30 AM until 4:30 PM.

Funeral will be held on Thursday, January 18 at 10:30 AM at Apostolic Faith Church.  Committal to follow at Lincoln Memorial Park.

 

Contributions in Melissa’s memory may be made to Apostolic Faith Church.

Service Information

Service Information

Date: Thursday, January 18, 2018

Time: 10:30 am

Apostolic Faith Church

Address:

5601 SE Duke St.
Portland, OR 97206
 

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at Holman’s Funeral & Cremation Service from 8:30 AM until 4:30 PM.

Funeral will be held on Thursday, January 18 at 10:30 AM at Apostolic Faith Church.  Committal to follow at Lincoln Memorial Park.


Date: Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Time: 08:30 am

End Time: 04:30 pm

Holman's Funeral & Cremation Service

Address:

2610 SE Hawthorne Blvd.
Portland, Oregon 97214

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at Holman’s Funeral & Cremation Service from 8:30 AM until 4:30 PM.

Funeral will be held on Thursday, January 18 at 10:30 AM at Apostolic Faith Church.  Committal to follow at Lincoln Memorial Park.


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