Melita Anna Rosenthal (née Hermes), 97, of Como Park, died Dec. 28. She raised her children on Midway Parkway and spent her last days in the Lyngblomsten Apartments.

She was preceded in death by daughters Kathleen Clemen and Mary Leigh and sons Dennis, Patrick and Leon Girard. She is survived by her husband of 73 years, Leon; sons Peter (Peggy Doeksen), Noel (JoEd) and Kevin (Beth); 21 grandchildren; 38 great grandchildren; sisters-in-law Nora Rosenthal, Marge Rosenthal and Marie (Hermes) Barkdoll; daughters-in law Kathy McHale (Dennis) and Patsy Gleaton (Patrick); and sister, Mildred Moder (Robert).

Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Jan. 2 at Holy Childhood Catholic Church, with interment at Calvary Cemetery.