Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021, at St. Benedict’s Catholic Church in Avon for Melvina M. Brix, 99, of Albany and formerly of Avon, who died Sept. 9 at Mother of Mercy Care Center in Albany. The Rev. Julius Beckermann will officiate and burial will be in the parish cemetery and burial will be in the parish cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to services Sept. 15 at the church in Avon. 

Melvina was born Nov. 28, 1921, in St. Wendel Township to Vincent and Anna (Pogatshnik) Murphy. She married Robert Brix June 27, 1949, at St. Benedict’s Catholic Church in Avon. Melvina worked as a nanny, waitress and later for Avon State Bank and Hanaver Gear (Columbia Gear) as a bookkeeper until her retirement in August 1981. She is a member of St. Benedict’s Catholic Church in Avon and was a lifelong Christian Mother. She was one of the co-founders of the Avon Food Shelf.  She enjoyed spending time gardening, fishing, canning, crocheting, embroidery, taking trips to the casino and pink roses. She was very involved in her Catholic faith.  

She is survived by her daughter, Karen (Bob) Kroska of Avon; granddaughter Laura (Randy) Kluver of Osakis; and great grandsons Dylan and Dalton.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Robert in 2008; siblings Tim and Herb; and infant brother Joseph.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Avon.

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