Gary William Melde
Gary William Melde, 53, of La Crosse, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 10, 2019 in his home surrounded by family. He was born on December 22, 1965 to Norman and Delores Melde. He married Shelley Holt on June 21, 2003.
Gary was a longtime employee at Trane Company. He enjoyed spending time with Shelley, family, and friends. He had a wonderful sense of humor and stayed positive until the end. Gary is survived by his mother, Delores; 2 older brothers, Dan (Cheryl) and Ron; sister, Jean; daughter, Leah; nephews, Jamie (Cassey), Jason (Sarah), Jeremy (Jennie), Jonathan (Sarah), Daniel, and Brandon (Dakota); niece, Autumn Rose; sisters-in-law, Sherry (Tom) and Amy, and father- in -law, Jim Holt. Gary is reunited with his sweetheart Shelley and his father Norman in heaven.
Special thank you to Gundersen hospice and health care workers, and special friends, Scott Taylor and Kris and Andrew Prew.
A memorial service will be held on Thursday, May 16, at 11 AM in the Prairie Room at Coulee Region Cremation Group, 133 Mason St., Onalaska, with visitation being held from 9 AM until the time of the service. A private family burial will be held.