Kenneth W. Melsha Jr.
  • Born on: April 16, 1956
  • Departed on: April 8, 2019
  • Resided in: Manchester, IA

Kenneth W. Melsha Jr.

Kenneth W. Melsha Jr. 62 of Manchester died Monday April 8, 2019 at the University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date. Iowa Cremation is in charge of arrangements.

Survivor include his wife, Kim; a step-daughter Jaime (Joshua) Keller of Marion, a step-son Brian (Tanya) Cahoon of Camarillo, California; his mother and step-father Virginia and Don Gabel of Cedar Rapids; two brothers Mike (Rochelle) Melsha of Cedar Rapids and Scott (Sue) Keith of Cookeville, Tennessee. He is also survived by four grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his son Adrian and his father Kenneth Sr.

Ken was born on April 16, 1956 in Cedar Rapids the son of Kenneth and Virginia (Edgington) Melsha Sr. He married Kim L. Kephart on November 18, 2000 in Manchester.

Ken was a software engineer and had worked at Rockwell for several years. Ken enjoyed working on the computer and spending time with his family and friends. Ken will forever be remembered as a wonderful and caring son, husband, brother, father, grandfather and friend whose memory will be cherished by all who knew and loved him.

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