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Judy Schlagel, left, wife of Ed Schlagel gets emotional Satuday as Lewis Melchor provides comfort at an opening day celebration at Monument Little League. Ed, who died from COVID-19 in Novemeber, will has his name permanently etched on the softball field at Monument Little. Melchor will also have a field at Monument Little League name in his honor — the junior/senior baseball field will be called Cruz-Melchor Field after Melchor and Toby Cruz, another longtime volunteer.