‘Gene’ Melte

Dormand Eugene “Gene” Melte, 73, of Moran died Monday, Aug. 17, 2009, at his home.
He was born July 21, 1936, in Brookfield, Mo., the son of Charles and Mildred (Bennett) Melte. He grew up in the Kansas City area.
He made his home in Blue Mound before moving to Iola. He moved to Moran two years ago after his home was flooded.
Survivors include a brother, Robert Morris and his wife, Della, Blue Mound, and a sister, Patricia Mudd and her husband, Donald, Raytown, Mo.
A sister, Zona Voydson, died earlier.
Cremation has taken place. There will be no public service.
Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapels of Iola is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences for the family may be left at iolafuneral.com.