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Melva Rose Cobb

April 27, 1926 February 22, 2022
Melva Rose Cobb
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Peoria- Melva R. Cobb, 95, passed away on February 22, 2022.

Melva was born on April 27, 1926, on a farm outside Colesburg, IA, to Emma and Edward Brockmeyer. After receiving her teaching degree, she taught in a one room schoolhouse outside of Lake City, IA. There she met and married C. Roland Cobb.
They had three children and later settled in Peoria, IL.

Melva was a long-time member of the chancel choir and bell choirs at University United Methodist Church. She loved her after church brunch group, cards with friends, and spending time with her family. Melva is preceded in death by her parents, older brother, and a son. She is survived by two children, four grandchildren, and one great grandchild.

A funeral service will be held at 10:00 AM at University United Methodist Church on Saturday March 5, 2022 . Burial will follow at Park View Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to University United Methodist Church, 2818 N. University Street, Peoria, IL 61604. These gifts will be given to the chancel and bell choirs.

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Funeral Service




10:00 AM 3/5/2022 10:00:00 AM
University United Methodist Church

2818 N University St
Peoria, IL 61604

University United Methodist Church
2818 N University St Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Cemetery Details


Parkview Cemetery Final Resting Place

2001 N University
Peoria, IL 61604

2001 N University Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

University United Methodist Church

2818 N University St
Peoria, IL 61604

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