Donna (Fickas) Melton
Donna (Fickas) Melton, 71 of Springfield, died at 6:15 pm, Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at her home. Donna was born November 11, 1942, in Springfield the daughter of Joseph and Edna Sokolis Fickas. She married Ted Melton on March 31, 1958 and he preceded her in death on September 12, 2009.
Survivors include her daughter, Connie (Jim) Britz of Dawson; two sons, Robert (Mary) Melton and Thomas Melton both of Springfield; five grandchildren, James (Falon) Britz III of Dawson, Lori (Eric) Williams, Jenni Melton, Destiny Melton, and Thomas Melton Jr. all of Springfield; three great-grandchildren, Tre, JB IV, and Daisey May; two sisters, Virginia Conway of Florida, and Betty (Kenneth) White of Austin, TX.; six brothers, Raymond (Eva) Fickas of Girard, Kenny Fickas, and John Fickas, and Bernie Schureman, all of Springfield, Robert (Carla) Schureman of Selma, AL and Joe (Winnie) Fickas of Springfield and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Donna was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Ted; son, Teddy Melton III, and sister, Sharon Crim. Donna was a homemaker.
Visitation: 4-7 pm Sunday, July 6, 2014, at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 10 am, Monday, July 7, 2014 at Staab Funeral Home with Reverend Raphael Paul DeMoreno officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery.
Memorials may be given to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.