Melvin Rooney, 78, of Belgrade and formerly of Brooten, died on Friday, Nov. 29, 2019, at the Belgrade Nursing Home with his family by his side. 

Mass of Christian Burial for Melvin will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 4, at St. Donatus Catholic Church in Brooten, with Father David Grundman officiating. Visitation will be at the church on Wednesday morning beginning at 9:30 a.m. and continuing until the service. Interment will be in St. Donatus Cemetery. Arrangements are with the Hoplin-Hitchcock Funeral Home of Brooten.