Kristin Lee Melka

POWELL TOWNSHIP, MI. – Powell Township resident, Kristin Lee Melka, age 58, entered eternal life Monday, October 7, 2013, at Marquette General Hospital.

Kristin was born December 14, 1954 in Marquette, a daughter of William and Marjorie (Clinton) Andersen.

She attended the Marquette Public Schools and later was employed as a patient account clerk at Marquette General Hospital, from where she retired.

Kristin loved flowers, QVC, going to the casino, and enjoyed her camp in Big Bay and being with family and friends.

Survivors include her husband, Timothy D. Melka; daughter, Melissa Laundre of Marquette; granddaughter, Kaylee; mother, Marjorie Andersen of Marquette; brother, Bill (Maryann) Andersen of Hawaii; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Paul and Shirley Melka of Marquette; many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Kristin was preceded in death by her father, Bill Andersen.

Honoring Kristin’s request, private family services will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family. The Fassbender Funeral Home is serving the family, where condolences may be expressed online at