Melvin Bubley was born 1926 in Cook County, Illinois, United States to Edward Bubley (1893-1969) and Esther Lewis (1897-1969) and died 2012 in United States of unspecified causes. He married Marion Risberg (1928) 8 January 1949 in Cook County, Illinois, United States. Ancestors are from Latvia, the United States.

Melvin Bubley, 85, survived by his beloved wife of 63 years, Marion (nee Risberg); devoted and loving father of Michael (Christine), David, Martin and Daniel; proud grandfather of nine grandchildren, Michele (Gary) Wiehagen , Elisa (Bryan) Hill, Aaron, Chase, Troy, Austin, Bryce, Lexy and Sydney; son of the late Edward and Esther Bubley, one of six children, and survived by only one sibling, sister, Betty Primer. Melvin was a longtime resident of Hoffman Estates, and a member of Beth Tikvah Synagogue. Melvin had a successful accounting and real estate practice. A chapel service will be Monday, at 12:15 p.m. at Shalom Memorial Funeral Home, 1700 W. Rand Road, Arlington Heights. Interment will be in Shalom Memorial Park. Donations in his memory may be made to The Kidney Foundation of Illinois, 215 W. Illinois St., Suite 1C, Chicago, IL 60654. For funeral information, 847-255-3520.

-Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on April 22, 2012

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