Melva Jean Dick, 84, of Angola, Indiana, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 22, 2022, at Parkview Noble Hospital, Indiana Kendallville, Indiana.
She was born on December 29, 1937, in Fort Wayne, Indiana to Ivan and Esther (Cuttler) Cartwright. Melva married the love of her life, John Maurice Dick, on December 4, 1976.
Melva had worked at Lane’s Drug Store and also Rite Aid in Angola, Indiana.
She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Melva was a very musically talented lady, she played the piano, organ, accordion and the spoons. She enjoyed playing cards, singing and yodeling. She bowled for several years on the Angola Bowling League. Most of all she loved spending time with her family.
Surviving is her loving husband of 45 years, John Maurice Dick of Angola, Indiana; daughters, Jeanne Lynn (James) Forbes of Kendallville, Indiana and Loni Marie Dishong of Bloomington, Indiana; brothers, Scott Pepple and Tom Pepple and sisters, Robin (Paul) Catterall and Karen Sue (Rick) Tritch. Also surviving are her 8 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and 8 great great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and siblings, Helen Pepple, Sharon Cartwright, Michael Cartwright, Earl Wayne Cartwright and David Cartwright.
Funeral services will be at 12:30 PM on Thursday, July 28, 2022, at the Weicht Funeral Home, Angola, Indiana with Pastor Rich Secor.
Visitation will be from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM on Thursday, July 28, 2022, prior to the service at the funeral home.
Burial will be in the Flint Cemetery, Steuben County, Indiana.
Memorial donations may be made to Community Humane Shelter of Steuben County and to the Arthritis Association.
Community Humane Shelter of Steuben County
PO Box 204, Angola, Indiana 46703,