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Melvin G. Conn

Obituary of Melvin Conn

Melvin G. Conn was called home to be with the Lord July 18, 2015. Mel was born to T.V. and Estell (Mewbourn) Conn on December 28, 1949 in Cullman, Alabama. At the age of eighteen, Mel moved to Granby, Colorado to work with his uncle. Shortly after moving here, he met his best friend, Geneva Cautrell, it was love at first sight. After only six months Mel and Geneva were married in Alabama. They were blessed with three beautiful daughters, Sophie, Shelly, and Jennifer. Mel worked at Brodrick's Sawmill, Cautrell and Son's Excavating, CDOT, and owned Columbine Cafe and Mel's Diner. He retired from CDOT in 2013.

Mel is survived by his wife Geneva Conn, his daughters, Sophie (Bill) Strandberg, Shelly Conn, Jennifer (Travis Minear) Conn, one grandson Tucker Minear, six granddaughters, Toni (Cody) Ransom, Randi Strandberg, Kamri Strandberg, Taylor Strandberg, Haley Conn, and Tristin Minear, one great granddaughter Adalynn Ransom, and soon to be great grandson Barrett Ransom. He is also survived by his sister Orvelene Fulenwider, two brothers Hollis (Pat) Conn, Hobert (Carolyn) Conn, brother in law Floyd (Robin) Cautrell, sister in law Dorothy Cautrell, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents T.V. and Estell Conn, one sister Melva, brothers Louie, Harold, and Brent, and one brother in law Dave Cautrell.

Service Details

Saturday, July 25th, 2015 1:00pm, Winter Park Christian Church

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Our thoughts and prayers are with your wonderful family.

Glenda and Maury Flanagan Aug 14 2015 12:00 AM

I really do miss Melvin. He was a great guy. Ive thought the world of him from the first day that I met him. He was just one of those guys that you take an instant liking to. Ill love and miss him always. He and Geneva were my campin buddies. REST IN PEACE Melvin. You are truly missed.

Earman Pacheco Aug 14 2015 12:00 AM

A lot of good times we had as younger folks. Melvin will be missed. Sorry for your loss. Deepest sympathy to you and yours.

Jill (Cummings) Higginbotham Jul 28 2015 12:00 AM

Our hearts are with you. May beautiful memories keep you strong. we think the world of your family and you. Sincerely, Marilyn and Stu Findley

Marilyn and Stu Findley Jul 24 2015 12:00 AM

Geneva Conn Jul 24 2015 12:00 AM

We're sorry to hear about uncle Melvin. Our thoughts and prayers are with Geneva and the rest of the family. ~ Lance, Debra, Sophia & Eden

Lance Conn & Family Jul 22 2015 12:00 AM

We were so sorry to hear of the sudden passing of Melvin. Prayers go out to all of your family. Robert and Josie Berard

Josie & Robert Berqrd Jul 22 2015 12:00 AM

Geneva, U & the family have been hit with a double Whammy. I can't think of anything harder than to lose 2 people U love, so close together. Our prayers are with U & the whole family. Wish, it wasn't so. LOL

Kathy Carter Jul 22 2015 12:00 AM

Geneva, I will forever remember the grate green chili burritos Mel made at Mel's "kiss my grits" Diner. I am sorry for your loss.

Chuck Crossan Jul 22 2015 12:00 AM

Uncle Melvin will be miss & Loved till we can join him in Heaven. Till then he will stay in our Hearts. I am Praying for all of us with our pain of him leaving this world to go to his home with Jesus. I Love you all..

Tammie Johnston Jul 22 2015 12:00 AM