Shelby  County  Indiana


The  Herald  News
Joliet, Kendall and Will County, Illinois
Wednesday, March 30, 2005
          Melly L. Vicich. Age 69.  Passed away peacefully, Tuesday, March 29, 2005 at Provena St. Joseph Medical Center.  Born July 4, 1935 in Palastine, IL, to the late  Noah and  Cora (nee Bingaman) DeVore.  She was raised in Palastine, moving to Chicago in 1954.  She relocated to Joliet in 1964 and has resided in Crest Hill since 1974.
          Beloved mother of  Candi (Joel) Thuringer  of Crest Hill,  Johanna Vicich  of Crest Hill,  Loretta (Randy) Brown  of Gilbert, AZ,  Edwin (Cathy) Vicich Jr.  of Crest Hill.  Grandmother of  Erica and Robin Thuringer,  Nicole and Edwin H. Vicich III.  Sister of  Charles (Ruth) DeVore  of White Bear Lake, MN,  Robert (Esther) DeVore  of Niceville, FL, and  Elizabeth (Wilford*) Hanley  of Carpentersville, IL; and numerous nieces and nephews, also survive.  Preceded in death by her beloved husband,  Edwin H. Vicich, Sr.;  her parents; three brothers,  Earl,  Burl and  Pearl DeVore;  five sisters,  Nora Cauliflower,  Opaline Coleman,  Leona Bennier,  Mary Vash  and  Nina Sisk.
          Melly was a retired dispatcher from the city of Crest Hill Police Department, president for two years of Crest Hill Boys Basketball, member of Northwest Club Women's Auxiliary, Richland Grade School PTC and a past Director of the Joliet Park District Precisionette's Drill Team.
          Funeral Services for Melly L. Vicich will be Friday, April 1, 2005, 10 AM at the funeral Home.  Interment St. Joseph Cemetery.  Visitation Thursday 2-9 PM at  Fred C. Dames Funeral Home, 3200 Black at Essington Rds., Joliet
Note from Betty:  *Wilfred
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming and  Betty Kitchen

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