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In Memory of

Dennis K. Melick

January 22, 1929 - March 21, 2015

Obituary


Dennis Kendall Melick was born in Marshalltown, Iowa and was raised on the family farm in rural Liscomb, Iowa. After high school graduation he enlisted in the U.S. Army and served in Italy. After his honorable discharge from the Army he attended college. He married Gladys Moorman in 1950. He became a cost accountant at Fisher Governor Company, a career he had for approximately 35 years. Dennis and Gladys moved to Washington State after they both retired. Gladys died in 1995, and Dennis continued to miss her and say what a wonderful wife she was....

Dennis Kendall Melick was born in Marshalltown, Iowa and was raised on the family farm in rural Liscomb, Iowa. After high school graduation he enlisted in the U.S. Army and served in Italy. After his honorable discharge from the Army he attended college. He married Gladys Moorman in 1950. He became a cost accountant at Fisher Governor Company, a career he had for approximately 35 years. Dennis and Gladys moved to Washington State after they both retired. Gladys died in 1995, and Dennis continued to miss her and say what a wonderful wife she was. Dennis enjoyed spending time with his family, playing golf, bowling, playing cards with family and friends, traveling, playing chess, watching ball games, and using his computer. He was an excellent cribbage player. Dennis is survived by his children: Kristie, Russell, and Vickie; son-in-law: Mark; his grandchildren and their wives: Mathew, Sam, Patrick and Kimmie, and Benjamin and Kelly; his great-grandchildren: Melissa, Devin, Megan and Tyler; his brother: Robert; sister-in-law: Marian; and many nieces and nephews.