Melvin L. Gobrecht, a retired mailer at the Baltimore Sun, died Wednesday of cancer at his home on Caswell Avenue in Ferndale. He was 61.
Services for Mr. Gobrecht were being held today at the Kirkley funeral establishment, 421 Crain Highway South, Glen Burnie.
He served in the Marine Corps in the Korean War.
The Baltimore native attended the Mergenthaler Vocational Technical High School and was a member of the Howard Lodge of the Masons.
He is survived by his wife of 37 years, the former Doris Fern Wehnert; two sons, James William Gobrecht of Severn and Thomas Marion Gobrecht of Baltimore; and four grandchildren.