Died--Martin Mellet, of this township, on Monday morning, Jan. 25, '97, of old age, being over 90 years old. He was one of the early settlers in the big woods. He leaves three daughters and two sons, all married but Martin, Jr. and Miss Maggie, his wife having preceded him. The funeral took place this morning from the church of the Sacred Heart and was well attended.
Belle Plaine Herald, 27 Jan 1897