William "Bill" Mellecker

Mellecker, William "Bill"
78, Navy Veteran, passed away March 19, 2014. Private service. He is preceded in death by his parents, Anthony and Leona Mellecker; brothers, Vonnie Elliot, Joe Mellecker. Family was important, especially his grandchildren, with whom he shared his love of flying. Bill is survived by his wife of 57 years, Marjory; children, Tony (Beverly) Mellecker, Debbie (Ken) Hoover, Bruce Mellecker, Craig (Kelley) Mellecker, Bill Jr. (Angelina) Mellecker; 7 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren; brothers, Alcid, Dewight and Jim Mellecker. Family sends extended gratitude to Westview of Derby. In lieu of flowers, memorial is established with Rivercross Hospice, 251 S Whittier St, Wichita, KS 67207. Send condolences at www.SmithFamilyMortuaries.com.

Published in The Arizona Republic on Mar. 23, 2014