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Melvin Just

February 5, 1934 — September 21, 2015

Melvin Just

Melvin Just, 81, Wishek, ND, died Monday morning September 21, 2015 at the Wishek Living Center in Wishek, ND.

Melvin Just was born February 5, 1934 on the family farm 13 miles SW of Wishek, ND, the son of Jacob Just and Ottelia (Eckman) Just. He received his education at the local school and graduated from Wishek high school; receiving his B.S. degree in General Industrial Engineering from UND.

He moved to Duluth, MN and was employed in the Industrial Engineering Dept. at USS's Duluth Works from 1956 to 1972. He moved back to Wishek and worked at the Wishek Community Hospital from 1975 to 1978. He worked as a Bismarck Tribune carrier in 1992 until 1996. In 2007 he entered the Wishek Living Center.

He was a member of St. Matthews Anglican Lutheran Church in Duluth, MN. He taught Sunday school and First Lutheran Church in Duluth and also at St. Luke Lutheran Church in Wishek.

He was a member of the Lions Club, and was a book keeper for the American Legion Posts charitable gaming operation. He enjoyed doing market research on stocks and mutual funds. He also enjoyed listening to the radio.

He is survived by his nephew, Bayne (Janice) Just, Nampa, ID and niece Suzanne Hansen, Menifee, CA.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and 1 brother and sister-in-law.

Funeral Service - 10:30 am Thursday September 24, 2015 at the Haut Funeral Chapel in Wishek, ND

Visitation - 1 hour before services at the Funeral Home

Interment - Lutheran Cemetery in Wishek, ND

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