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A celebration of life service for Melany M. Gold will be held from 2 – 5 PM on Sunday, October 7, 2018 at Edgewater Bay Pavilion, in Albert Lea. Pastor George Marin will officiate. In honor of Mel, please wear bright colored clothing to the service.
Melany passed away on Sunday, September 30, 2018 in Mankato, MN. She was only 43 years old.
Melany Marie Gold was born on July 15, 1975 in Austin, MN to Curtis Gold and Marsha (Jensen). The family would move to Clarks Grove when she was two, where she would be raised. After obtaining her high school diploma, Mel would receive her AA degree from Riverland College. Later in life, she would obtain her nursing degree from South Central College in Mankato.
Melany was blessed with four children: Myranda, Clayton, Sabrina, and Leaf.
Mel worked most of her life as a waitress. She worked at Perkins for 18 years. She would also bartend at various establishments. Mel was free spirit. She loved nature, camping, doing crafts, and dancing. She loved learning more about philosophy and was always up for a good debate. Mel loved to read and gain further understanding into as much as she could. Wherever she was, there was always music playing. Mel can be described as passionate, enthusiastic, and very charismatic – always joking with people and making everyone laugh. She will be missed by all who knew her.
She is preceded in death by grandparents, Cleota and Harold Jensen, Shirley Gold, and John “Gordy” Gold; and an uncle, Dean Jensen.
Surviving members of her family include her four children, Myranda, Clayton, Sabrina, Leaf, and their father, Justin Larsen; mother, Marsha Gold; father, Curt Gold (Patty); brother, Will Gold; a great aunt, Roberta Erntson as well as many other aunts, uncles, relatives and friends.
Blessed be her memory!