Floral 03

Lois Jean (Jordan) Mellecker

October 26, 1934 ~ March 1, 2020 (age 85)


Lois Jean (Jordan) Mellecker, 85 passed away on March 1, 2020, at The Bird House in Iowa City. A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 7, 2020, at 11:00 AM at the Peterseim Funeral Home in Kalona, with burial following at Saint Stanislaus Cemetery in rural Hills. The family will greet friends from 9 – 11 AM Saturday at the funeral home. Memorial donations can be made to The Bird House, Hills First Responders and St. Stanislaus Cemetery.

Lois Jean Mellecker was born on October 26, 1934, in Ames Iowa to Roy and Thelma Jordan. She graduated from Ankeny High School in 1954. She married Leo Mellecker on June 28, 1958, in Muscatine Iowa. Lois was a wife, mother, and homemaker. She worked outside of the house cleaning and babysitting. She also worked as a custodian at the University of Iowa, retiring in 1999. After retiring she worked at the Atrium Village as a dietary aide. Lois was a member of the Red Hat Society, enjoying doing family activities such as camping, fishing, and going to her grandchildren's activities. She enjoyed doing word finds, reading books and watching the Iowa Hawkeyes and Iowa State play. Lois will be remembered for her smile and sense of humor.

She is survived by her children Karen (Scott) Butterbaugh, Riverside, Terri (Dave) Doehrmann, Marengo, and Keith (Brenda) Mellecker, Hills, five grandchildren Joe Butterbaugh, Alison Butterbaugh, Melissa (Kollin) Orris of Washington, Paul (Olivia) Doehrmann, Amana, and Joscelin Doehrmann, Marengo.

Preceding Lois in death was her husband Leo, and her parents and grandparents.

The family would like to thank Internal Medicine & Palliative Care at the U of I Hospital, the staff of The Bird House, Iowa City Hospice, Hills First Responders, and Johnson County Ambulance.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Lois Jean (Jordan) Mellecker, please visit our floral store.

Recording of Service


Family will greet friends
March 7, 2020

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Peterseim Funeral Home
201 B Ave
Kalona, Iowa 52247

Memorial Service
March 7, 2020

11:00 AM
Peterseim Funeral Home
201 B Ave
Kalona, Iowa 52247


The Birdhouse - Hospice Home
8 Lime Kiln Lane NE, Iowa City IA 52240
Tel: 1-319-499-1882
Web: http://www.hospicehomejc.org/donate.html

Hills 1st Responders

St. Stanislaus Cemetery

© 2020 Beatty & Peterseim Funeral & Monument Services. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA