Sioux Falls- Melvin Mediger, 91, died Saturday, January 19, 2013, at Sanford Hospital. Funeral service will begin at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, January 23, 2013, at Welter Funeral Home in Huron, SD with the family present for visitation at 12:00 PM. Burial will follow at Restlawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery. A family present visitation will also be held from 5:00 to 7:00 PM on Tuesday, January 22 at George Boom Funeral Home in Sioux Falls with a Celebration of Life Service beginning at 7:00 PM on Tuesday.
Survivors include his children, Dennis (Zola) Mediger, Sioux Falls, Larry (Mary) Mediger, Watertown, SD, William (Sharon) Mediger, Sioux Falls and Debra (Michael) Roach, Sioux Falls: 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and a sister, DeFane Dewolf, Spokane, WA. Melvin was preceded in death by his parents, John and Blanche (lngle) Mediger; wife, Ileen (Schollian) Mediger; brother, Eugene Mediger; and grandson, Corey Mediger.www.georgeboom.com