Marks Mortuary - Wood River Illinois

Since 1901, Marks Mortuary has been recognized for providing
Riverbend families with the finest in funeral services...
The Tradition and Excellence Continues.

Melvin L. Snelson, 75, passed away Friday, June 26, 2020 at Alton Memorial Hospital.

Born in Alton on September 30, 1944, he was the son of Lloyd and Ruth (Childere) Snelson.

He was an adjuster for the Olin Corporation for 45 years before retiring in 2009.

Surviving are a daughter, Rhonda (Thomas) Huber of Cottage Hills, three grandchildren; five great grandchildren; and a sister, Diana Sawyer of Bethalto.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Ronald Snelson; brother, Arthur Snelson; and sister, Carol Wyman.

A private memorial will be held at Marks Mortuary in Wood River.