Melody DePeugh

Birth: February 3rd, 1942
Death: October 10th, 2018
Age: 76 years

Pastor, real estate broker, and Saginaw area entrepreneur, Melody DePeugh, age 76, went home to be with the Lord, Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at Covenant Cooper in Saginaw. Funeral services will be held 1PM, Monday, October 15, 2018 at Reitz-Herzberg Funeral Home in Saginaw. Rev. Josh Haley officiating. Burial to follow in St. Andrews Cemetery. Family will receive visitors at the funeral home on Sunday from 2PM until 8PM and on Monday from 12PM until the time of service at 1PM. Memorial contributions may be made to Temple of the First Born Church. 


Melody was born February 3, 1942 in Gary, Indiana to the late Harry and Faye (Miller) Beach. She graduated from Portage High School in 1960. Melody was also a 1963 graduate of Grand Rapids School of the Bible and Music “GRSMB”. She held the position of Senior Pastor at Temple of the First Born Church for 41 years. Melody enjoyed singing, traveling, and renovating houses. She loved music and in her earlier years, enjoyed playing in her high school band. 


Surviving are: Brother, Mike (Becky) Beach; Nephews: Chris Beach, Brian (Melissa) Beach, and Mike (Rachel) Alioto; Nieces: Tanya White and Melody Alioto; Great nieces: Anaya Alioto, Reily Beach, and Harper Beach; Great nephew, Kenny Alioto; Family continued: Daughter, Kerry Haley; Grandson, Josh (Perecles) Haley; Great grandson, David Haley; Sister, Sandra (Ken Hyatt) Powers, and godson, Michael (Luisa) Petroff; Special family members: Michael (Lupe) Petroff Sr., Adrian Beffrey, Jacquey Beffrey, Michael Jacobs, and many other dear family and friends. Please sign our guestbook or share an online condolence with the family at


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