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Melvin M. Pfeiffer

Obituary for Melvin M. Pfeiffer

August 22, 1925 - January 18, 2019
San Antonio, Texas | Age 93


Melvin M. Pfeiffer passed away peacefully at his home in San Antonio, Texas at the age of 93.
Born in Van Raub, Texas to parents, Mabel and Gus Pfeiffer, Sr.
He enlisted in the Navy in 1943 and served on the USS Noble until his honorable discharge in 1946.
In 1950 he married the love of his life, Florence Neighbors. They found great joy as they created a warm, welcoming home and a beautiful life together.
After his service he worked at Kelly AFB where he was respected for his generosity and well liked by his coworkers. After retirement he expanded on his lifetime interest in hunting and the outdoors as a game lease manager, a time he described as some of the most enjoyable years of his life.
He had a generous spirit and quick wit. He was blessed with a large and loving family and many wonderful friends.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Florence Pfeiffer, twin brother, Marvin Pfeiffer; brothers, Gus H. Pfeiffer, Jr., Warren Pfeiffer; sisters, Lucille Montgomery, Evelyn Bernhard and Gertrude Voges.
Melvin is survived by his loving daughter, Gaye Lynn Hodgson, son-in-law Michael Paul Hodgson, granddaughter, Ria Camille Hodgson and numerous nieces, nephews and their families, and a wide circle of friends.
The family will receive friends from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm on Thursday, January 24, 2019 at Porter Loring Mortuary North.

2:00 PM

The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice.

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San Antonio, TX 78212
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