Archive for Thursday, May 15, 2003

Obit: Lois Marie Melia

May 15, 2003


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

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

She was born July 14,1924, in Fort Collins, Colo. She was a homemaker. She was a member of the First Congregational Church and its Plymouth Guild, the Kuntry Club E.H.U. and the Historical Society, all of Tonganoxie.

She married Harold R. Melia on Oct. 5, 1947. He died April 1, 1998.

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

The family suggests memorials to the First Congregational Church, Tonganoxie.

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