Graveside services for Melba Sue Hadl, 72, Lawrence, KS, will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, September 10, 2012 at Memorial Park Cemetery in Lawrence. Melba went to be with our Lord with her family by her side after a courageous battle with complications from Lupus. She passed away Thursday, September 6, 2012 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
Melba was born on September 28, 1939 in Altus, AR the daughter of Quincy and Virginia (Covert) Yother. They preceded her in death.
She was a Teller at US Bank retiring after 25 years.
Melba enjoyed being with her family, crocheting, knitting, and playing cards.
She married Kenneth Norvell Owens in 1956, and was later divorced. She and Dean Hadl were married April 20, 1990 in Lawrence, KS. They shared 22 wonderful years together. He survives of the home.
Other survivors include two sons, Brian William Owens, and wife, Lynette, Cimarron, KS, Kenneth Owens, and wife, Cathy, Lawrence; two step sons, Steven Dean Hadl, and wife, Connie, Baldwin City, KS, Darin Michael Hadl, and wife, Marcie, Eudora, KS; five grandsons; four granddaughters; one sister, Linda Joyce Orton, Harveyville, KS; and two brothers, Tommy Allen Yother, and John William Yother, both of Lawrence.
The family will greet friends at 10 a.m. Monday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence.
The family suggests memorials in her name to the Melba Hadl Memorial Fund and may be sent in care of the mortuary.