Modesta E. Melendez, 84, of Kewanee, died Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, at Saint Francis Medical Center, Peoria, Ill.
Cremation was accorded. Services are 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Kewanee. There is no visitation. Inurnment is at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Kewanee. Arrangements are by Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
She was born Oct. 26, 1928, in Kewanee, to Leandro and Modesta Domingez. She married Louis Melendez April 8, 1950. He died June 24, 2008.
Surviving are children, Louis, Seattle, Wash., Edward, Kewanee, Michelle, New York, N.Y., Mary Hodges, Boone, N.C.; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; siblings, Andy, Dave, Lupe, Connie.