MORENCI, March 5.—Melvin McCloe, 84 years old, died this morning in his home in Detroit. Mr. McCloe was born Jan. 9, 1857, in Fulton County, Ohio, south of Morenci and spent the greater part of his life in Detroit.
He is survived by one daughter Mrs. Mertie McCloe Nemo [sic] of Detroit, one brother Alfred McCloe of Churbusco, Ind., and one granddaughter Mrs. Virginia Kelly of Detroit. His wife Della McCloe died in 1926 and a daughter Mrs. Maude Sullivan died in 1934.
The funeral will be held Saturday afternoon at 2 o’clock in the Ackland Funeral Home in Morenci and the burial will be in Oak Grove cemetery. The Rev. W.A. Rush will officiate.
Source: Adrian Daily Telegram, March 5, 1941.