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Mary Ellen Likins (MEL)

Age 85, was born in Manhattan Beach, Calif., and lived in Big Bear City, Calif., for 25 years, passed away peacefully on March 25 at home surrounded by friends and her beloved animals.

Born on July 27, 1928 daughter of Arthur and Lula (Burke) Likins, she attended Mt. St. Mary's College in Los Angeles. MEL embraced life. She traveled extensively, loved to play golf and raised 12 Shepherd puppies for Guide Dogs of America.

Mass of Christian Burial is at 11:00 a.m. Wed., April 3, at St. Joseph Parish, 42242 North Shore Drive, Big Bear City, Calif. Burial will be at Ascension Cemetery, Lake Forest Calif.

Big Bear Mortuary, directors.

"Big Bear Grizzly"  Posted: Wednesday, April 3, 2013 10:40 am
Submitted by: Peggy Hooper