Melissa Kay Viers
- May 29, 1983 - April 4, 2012
of Melissa's Passing
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1 of 18 | Posted by: Kevin and Pam Kuehn - Farmington, MN
“I am very sorry for your loss. Your family are in my thoughts and prayers. She was a very kind and caring person. She touched a lot of hearts and...Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: Meagan Christain - des moines, IA
“Our thoughts and Prayers are with all of you at this time. Melissa is in a very Peaceful place now and looking down and smiling upon everyone. ...Read More »
3 of 18 | Posted by: Nancy and Gary Farmer and Family - IA
“Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family Deb.
4 of 18 | Posted by: Brad & Patti Murray
“My heart breaks knowing the loss of Melissa to her family and friends. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you in this time of sorrow.
5 of 18 | Posted by: Barb Magnani - Creston, IA
“My thoughts and prayers are with the families. Keep the memories close and each other closer. Be Strong...
6 of 18 | Posted by: Suzanne Black Reams - Eureka, MO
“Melissa you are in peace and watching down on your family and friends. God has chosen a strong angel to represent him and all he has to offer. You...Read More »
7 of 18 | Posted by: Shelly Richardson (Jans) - IA
“Taken way too young, gone but not forgotten. Our hearts and prayers go out to the Viers family. Even though we didn't know Melissa personally,...Read More »
8 of 18 | Posted by: Kimberly, Jeremy and Claire Kruse - IA
“God Bless your family Prayer are sent your way.
The Pratt Family
9 of 18 | Posted by: Elaine Pratt - Nevada, IA
“God has another amazing angel to light up the stars each night and watch over us. Memories are beautiful things and will keep the deep love you all...Read More »
10 of 18 | Posted by: Sandy Flickinger
“So very sorry to hear of your loss. I never had the opportunity to meet Melissa. Sounds like she was a very special person who loved unconditionally....Read More »
11 of 18 | Posted by: Linda Kieffer - Lake Tomahawk, WI
“My heart aches for all of you...I can't imagine the greif you feel...I'm so glad I have been able to be in touch again w Melissa recently, what a...Read More »
12 of 18 | Posted by: Sandy Hunerdosse - Nevada, IA
“Words can not describe what Lissa means to me. She was always there for me when I needed her - just a phone call away. I can't think of a childhood...Read More »
13 of 18 | Posted by: Stephanie (Flynn) Haywood - Albia, IA
“I am so sorry for your family's loss but am glad that Melissa is free of pain now. She always had a smile on her face & I never heard her speak an...Read More »
14 of 18 | Posted by: Kelley Birchmier - Maxwell, IA
“Even though I never got to meet you I feel like I know you through Danni. My heart, prayers & sympathy go out to you & your family.
15 of 18 | Posted by: Sara Stark - Des Moines, IA
“Although I didn't know you well, through your mother-in-law Jennifer I felt as though I did. She loved you and is very proud of the family you and...Read More »
16 of 18 | Posted by: Cathy (Meusburger) Venteicher - IA
“I have many regreats, the biggest is not being there more. You are always one my mind and always in my heart.
17 of 18 | Posted by: Paul Dunahoo - Desoto, TX
“We were blessed to have you with us for a long as God loaned you to us. You were a surprise, but a gift we would have never returned. You touched...Read More »
18 of 18 | Posted by: Pamela J Flynn - Cedar Park, TX
Melissa Viers, 28, of Colo, passed away Wednesday, April 4, 2012, at Israel Family Hospice House in Ames.
Melissa was born May 29, 1983, in Ames. She graduated valedictorian from Collins-Maxwell High School in 2001, and then attended Buena-Vista College, graduating with honors in elementary education in 2005. On July 14, 2005, Melissa was united in marriage to James Viers in Maxwell; to this union three children were born: Abigail, Wyatt and Josiah. Family was first to Melissa; she loved being a mom.
Melissa is survived by her husband, James; her three children, Abigail, Wyatt and Josiah; her dad and his wife, Todd (Kim) Flynn of State Center; her mom and her husband, Deb (Mike) Mitchell of Collins; her grandparents, Galen and Jackie Flynn of Colo, Les and Marlene Anderson of Nevada and Bob and Mary Ann Gardner of Nevada; her half-brother, Chance Flynn of State Center; her sister, Amanda (Heath) Muhlbauer of McCallsburg; her half sister, Jamie Flynn of State Center; her step sisters, Casey Allison of Ames, Danni and Lacey Mitchell of Indianola; her nephews, Carter and Lincoln; and her niece, Adalynn.
Visitation will be held 5-8 p.m. Monday, April 9, 2012, at Memorial Lutheran Church, 701 11th Street in Nevada. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, 2012, also at Memorial Lutheran Church with burial to follow at Woodland Cemetery in Iowa Center.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Melissa's family.
Bacon Funeral Home in Nevada is handling arrangements.