DeWald, Melford Dale, 84, (formely of Bazine, KS), retired math teacher at Ness City Jr. and Sr. High Schools, farmer and cattleman, passed away Sunday, March 31, 2013. He is survived by his daughters, LuAnn (Bobby) Rodriquez of Goddard and Carole DeWald of Wichita; grandchildren, R'endi, Bobby Sue, Michael and Kayla Rodriquez; sisters, LaVera Lee of Wichita and Coralee (Wallie) Thornburg of Utica. Services will be held 1:30 p.m., Saturday, April 13 at Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church, 3515 S. Elizabeth Ave., Wichita, Kansas. Memorials to Mt. Olivet UMC or
. Baker Funeral Home, Valley Center, Kansas.