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Michael Murphy Mellott

January 10, 1950 — December 24, 2022

Mike Mellott, 72, of Hugo passed away Saturday, December 24th, 2022, at Penrose Hospital in Colorado Springs, CO. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Phyllis Mellott of Hugo, three children, London (Keith) Reif of Hoisington, KS, Becky (Scott) Ravenkamp of Verdigre, NE, and Lake Mellott of Goodland, KS. He is survived by nine grandchildren: Cora (Cody) Ravenkamp, Bradley Reif, Brandon (Jennay) Ravenkamp, Brooke Reif, Michaela Ravenkamp, Brady Reif, Collin Mellott, Brennley Reif, and Kellynn Mellott. Also surviving him are siblings Mary Ellen (John) Dahm, Pat (Shirley) Mellott, and Penny Wilkens (Mike Dutton) and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, family and friends. Mike was born in Limon on January 10, 1950, the third of four children to Kenneth and Rose Mellott. He grew up on the ranch at Clifford, CO. He was baptized and confirmed in Saint Anthony’s Catholic Church. On October 3, 1970, he was united in holy matrimony to Phyllis Burgess. They lived in Hugo, where they ranched with Kenneth and Rose. As a lifelong rancher he enjoyed brandings, community gatherings, and telling stories with friends and neighbors. He enjoyed being a member of the American Akaushi Association. In addition, he served on the school board and fire department. Over the years, he was active in the Golf Club, the Gun Club, and the town team basketball and softball teams. He was a high school sports fan and would travel across the plains to watch local teams compete. He loved history and family history. During family and community gatherings, Mike loved playing cards, board games and dominos. He was preceded in death by his parents, and his father-in-law (Chuck) and his mother-in-law (Blanche) Burgess. Contributions can be made to Hugo Fire and Ambulance ~ PO Box 11, Hugo, CO or R-Calf ~ PO Box 30715, Billings, MT 59107
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Thursday, December 29, 2022

4:00 - 6:00 pm (Mountain time)

Love Funeral Home Chapel

225 F Avenue, Limon, CO 80828

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Mass of Christian Burial

Friday, December 30, 2022

Starts at 10:00 am (Mountain time)

St. Anthony of Padua

133 5th St., Hugo, CO 80821

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