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Melinda Jane McCracken
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Obituary for Melinda Jane McCracken

Melinda Jane McCracken, 65, of rural Bonaparte, Iowa passed away at 12:40 P.M., Monday, March 6, 2017 at her home.

Born August 29, 1951 in Burlington, Iowa, the daughter of Don, Sr. and Shirley (Johnson) Inghram. On August 25, 1984, she married Branch McCracken in rural Bonaparte, Iowa.

Survivors include her husband, Branch; four daughters, Shelly (Ethan) Marbery of Bonaparte, Iowa, Jennifer (Todd) Hoskin of Farmington, Iowa, Casey (Darin) Breitenstein of Farmington, Iowa, and Fallon (Kevin) Link of Bloomfield, Iowa; eight grandchildren, Aletha Lunsford, Alexis & Augustus Overstreet, Adrian & Sara Breitenstein, and Nivek & Nevaeh Link; one sister, Cindy Troute of Burlington, Iowa; one brother, Don Inghram, Jr. of Spring Hill, Florida; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one infant son, Cyrus Steven Folker; and one sister, Paulette Durfee.

Melinda previously worked for Riders Nursery, Riverside Plastics, was the owner and operator of Lindy’s Bar & Grill, and she currently worked for Township Grocery. She enjoyed caring for animals, shopping with her girls, working in her flower beds, and family gatherings.

Her body has been entrusted to Schmitz Funeral Home for cremation.

Friends may call after 12:00 noon, Thursday, March 9, 2017 at Schmitz Funeral Home in Farmington where the family will meet with friends from 4:30 P.M. to 7:00 P.M.

A Memorial Service will be held at 10:30 A.M. Friday, March 10, 2017 at Schmitz Funeral Home in Farmington with Pastor Michael Elrod officiating.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial is being established in her memory.



Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.schmitzlfuneralhomes.com .
 The Schmitz Funeral Home in Farmington is assisting the family with the arrangements.


Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

9

Mar

4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Schmitz Funeral Homes - Farmington

501 South 4th Street
Farmington, Iowa 52625

Friends may call after 12:00 noon.

Memorial Service

Friday

10

Mar

10:30 AM
Schmitz Funeral Homes - Farmington

501 South 4th Street
Farmington, Iowa 52625


Memorial Contribution

In lieu of flowers, a memorial is being established in her memory.

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