Melynn Elnora Henriksen

Melynn Elnora Henriksen

Female 1950 - 2019  (68 years)

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  • Name Melynn Elnora Henriksen 
    Born 2 Oct 1950  North Bend, Coos County, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 8 Apr 2019  Coos Bay, Coos County, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I60781  Slay Family
    Last Modified 15 Apr 2019 

    Family Living 
    Children 
     1. Melanie Lynn Slay,   b. 10 Jun 1970, Coos Bay, Coos County, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 2008, Eugene, Lane County, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
     2. Living
     3. Living
    Last Modified 14 Aug 2018 
    Family ID F21995  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Melynn E Henriksen

  • Notes 
    • A memorial service for Melynn Elnora Slay, 68, of North Bend, will be held at 3 p.m., Monday, April 15 at Coos Bay Chapel, 685 Anderson Ave., in Coos Bay, with pastor Don Berney, of New Beginnings Christian Fellowship, officiating. Private cremation will be held at Ocean View Memory Gardens in Coos Bay.

      Melynn was born Oct. 2, 1950 in North Bend to Jack and Mary Henriksen. She passed away April 8, 2019 in Coos Bay.

      She was raised and spent her entire life in the Coos Bay/ North Bend area. Coos Bay is also where she met the love of her life, Melvin Slay, while he was in the U.S Navy. They were happily married for more than 50 years.

      Melynn enjoyed camping, hunting, and fishing with her husband and children, as well as, gatherings with friends and family. She was loved by all who met her and was known for her loving and nurturing ways. She will be deeply missed.

      Melynn is survived by her husband, Melvin J. Slay; daughters, Melinda Walker and Bryan, Melissa Slay and Jim Thornsberry; granddaughters, Lily Walker, Kristal Coleman and Sarah Gilmore; grandsons, Tony, Nathan and Jeremy Gilmore, and Brandon Steele; sisters, Kathleen Burroughs and Larry, and Carolyn Henriksen; as well as several great-grandchildren.

      She was preceded in death by her mother and father; daughter, Melanie Steele; and brother, Jack Henriksen.

      Memorial contributions may be made to the Slay family, C/O Coos Bay Chapel, 685 Anderson Ave., Coos Bay, OR 97420.

      Arrangements are under the care of Coos Bay Chapel, 541-267-3131.

      Friends and family are encouraged to sign the online guestbook at www.coosbayareafunerals.com and theworldlink.com

      The World (Coos Bay, OR)
      Saturday, April 13, 2019