Obit: Guzman, Melva Phyllis #2 (1920 - 2009)



Surnames: Guzman, Catlin, Bassett 

----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Tuesday, 22 Dec. 2009 

Guzman, Melva Phyllis (5 Oct. 1920 - 19 Dec. 2009) 

LOYAL -- Melva P. Guzman, 89, of Loyal died Saturday, Dec. 19, 2009, at Saint Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield. 

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. today at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, in Loyal. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery. Visitation will be held today at the church from 10 a.m. until time of service. 

Melva Phyllis Catlin was born Oct. 5, 1920, in Loyal, the daughter of Haskill and Vivian (Bassett) Catlin. She worked as a beautician in Stevens Point and in Marshfield. Melva was united in marriage to Raymond F. Guzman on July 29, 1942, at St. Peter's Catholic Church in Stevens Point. 

She moved back to Loyal where she worked at the Loyal Public Library for 29 years, most of those years as the librarian. 

Melva is survived by her children, Sandra Guzman of Loyal, Thomas (Sharon) Guzman of Friendship, Jack Guzman of Madison; three grandchildren and two great-granddaughters; two brothers, Clark (Jan) Catlin of Mountain Ranch, Calif., and Franklin Catlin of Marysville, Mich. 

Online condolences may be expressed at

Cuddie Funeral Home of Loyal is assisting the family with arrangements. 



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