Genevieve Thomes
Born: 23 Mar 1922, near Sperry, Des Moines County, Iowa
Died: 21 Jan 1999, Morning Sun Care Center, Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa
Buried: Kossuth Cemetery

Father: Clarence Thomes
Mother: Pearl Wunnenberg

Married: 21 Nov 1946, Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa

Adrian Mellinger
Born: 7 Jun 1919
Died: 27 Oct 2003 
Buried: Kossuth Cemetery

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Genevieve Thomes obituary

Genevieve M. Mellinger, 76, of the Morning Sun Care Center, formerly of Sperry, died Thursday, January 21, 1999, at the care center.

Born March 23, 1922, near Sperry, she was the daughter of Clarence and Pearl Wunnenberg Thomes. She married Adrian Mellinger November 21, 1946, at Mediapolis.

She was a graduate of Sperry High School, attended the Kingston United Methodist Church, and was a homemaker.

Survivors include her husband; one son, Steve Mellinger of Sperry; two daughters, Connie Ralston of Burlington, and Debbie Kennedy of Yarmouth; nine grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call after noon today, with the family receiving friends from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Hagele and Honts Funeral Home in Mediapolis.

The funeral for Mrs. Mellinger will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Hagele and Honts Funeral Home, with the Reverend Melvin Miller officiating. Burial will follow in Kossuth Cemetery.

A memorial has been established for the Kingston United Methodist Church.


Adrian Mellinger obituary

Adrian Joseph Mellinger, 84, of Sperry, died Monday, October 27, 2003, at Prairie Ridge Care Center in Mediapolis.

Born June 7, 1919, in Mediapolis, he was the son of Crieger and Freida Casper Mellinger. On November 21, 1946, he married Genevieve Thomes in Mediapolis. She died January 21, 1999.

Mr. Mellinger farmed in Des Moines County his entire lifetime.

He was a World War II Navy veteran and a member of the Mediapolis American Legion and Kingston United Methodist Church. He enjoyed horses and going to horse shows and pulls.

Survivors include one son, Steve Mellinger of Sperry; two daughters, Connie Ralston of Burlington and Debbie Kennedy of Yarmouth; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and one brother, Howard Mellinger of Sperry.

Besides his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters and one brother.

Visitation will be from noon to 8 p.m. today at Hagele and Honts Funeral Home in Mediapolis, where the family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m.

The funeral for Mr. Mellinger will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Hagele and Honts Funeral Home, with the Reverend Beth Briggs officiating. Burial with military rites by Mediapolis American Legion will be in Kossuth Cemetery.

Memorials have been established for Kingston United Methodist Church and Mediapolis Ambulance Service.