Archive for Wednesday, May 14, 2003

Obituary: Lois Marie Melia


May 14, 2003

Services for Lois Marie Melia, 78, Columbia, Mo., were Friday, May 9, 2003, at Quisenberry Funeral Home in Tonganoxie. Burial was in National Cemetery, Leavenworth.

Mrs. Melia, a former Tonganoxie resident, died Tuesday, May 6, 2003.

Mrs. Melia was born July 14, 1924, in Fort Collins, Colo. She was a homemaker. She was a member of First Congregational Church and its Plymouth Guild, the Kuntry Klub E.H.U. and the Historical Society, all of Tonganoxie. On Oct. 5, 1947, she married Harold R. Melia. He died on April 1, 1998.

Survivors include two sons, Patrick K. Melia, Ypsilanti, Minn., and Kevin H. Melia, Prairie Village; two daughters, Margaret E. Melia and Susan Melia-Hancock, both of Columbia, Mo.; and three grandchildren.

The family suggests memorial contributions to the church.

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