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Melinda Moore

May 31, 1954 ~ August 25, 2020 (age 66)


Melinda Ann Moore, 66, of Wapello, died at home Tuesday, August 25, 2020, surrounded by her husband and children. 

She was born May 31, 1954, in Burlington to Herbert and Marjorie McCandless. On November 27, 1975, she married James Moore at The United Methodist Church in Kingston, Iowa. 

Melinda graduated from Burlington High School in 1972. She worked in the banking industry for 28 years. She volunteered as a chairperson for the Wapello Youth League for 8 years. 

Melinda loved traveling, especially to the southwest and she was an avid sports fan. She spent many nights and weekends cheering for family and friends at Wapello High School sporting events. She also enjoyed trying new restaurants, writing poems for special occasions and hitting it big at the casino. 

Survivors include two daughters, April Moore of Burlington and Amanda (Jay) Heindel of Columbus Junction; one son, Damon (Kristy) Moore of Wapello; eight grandchildren; Josey, Summer, Alexandra, Jordyn, Rylan, Jackson, Jase and Jett; one great-grandchild; Aiden; two sisters, Marti (Alan) Kirby and Meri (Dan) Lipper, both of Burlington; two brothers Michael (Kerry) McCandless and Monte (Deborah) McCandless, both of Burlington; three sisters-in-law, Frances (Jerry) McGill of Wapello, Mary Lou Moore of Logansport, IN, and Sheryl (Stan) Van De Walle of Poplar Grove, IL; a brother-in-law Kenneth (Debora) Moore of Wapello and several nieces and nephews. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters-in-law and three brothers-in-law. 

The Memorial Service for Melinda will be 3:00 PM Friday, September 4, 2020 at Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home with Pastor Ramona Wink officiating. 

Due to growing concerns regarding COVID-19, Funeral attendees are strongly encourage to wear face masks and practice social distancing.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established for the Wapello Fire and Rescue new building fund.

To send flowers to Melinda's family, please visit our floral store.


Funeral Service
September 4, 2020

3:00 PM
Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home
3940 Division
Burlington, IA 52601

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