Melita F. Oates

August 16, 1928 - December 16, 2020

Melita  F.  Oates


Melita F. Oates, 92, of Belvidere IL passed away peacefully, Wednesday, December 16, 2020 at Maple Crest Care Center, in Belvidere, IL. Melita was born August 16, 1928 in Patch Grove, WI the daughter of Charles and Rose Alt. She married the love of her life LaVern Oates on November 26, 1949 in Cuba City WI. Melita was an expert quilter, enjoyed gardening and cheering on her Green Bay Packers. She enjoyed her many years at Parkside Manor and spending time with her friends and family.

Melita is loved and missed by her children; Sharon (Larry) Hall, Greg (Laurel) Oates, Kathy Hansen; 2 brothers, 1 sister,4 grandchildren, Heather and Jason Hall, Nathan (Aimee) Hansen and Brandon (Deanna ) Hansen; 5 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, LaVern; son-in-law, Steven Hansen and 6 siblings.

Cremation rites have been accorded. Memorials to the family to establish at a later date. To leave a memory or light a candle please visit

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So sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. She was a special lady. Treasure your memories. Love always.

Luanne Stodden 2020-12-19T20:51:52

Sharon, Kathy and Greg, we are so sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. Our thoughts are with you during this time. The Skram and Oates family.

Peggy Skram 2020-12-19T15:47:35

So sorry to hear of your moms passing. We send our sympathies to you and your family.

Wennmacher Family 2020-12-19T15:22:43

So sorry to hear that Aunt Melita has passed.
Many your loving memories help you through this chapter.
I always enjoyed looking at my folk’s wedding picture as Melita was her attendant.
Miss all you cousins.

Barb (Wiegel) Frazier 2020-12-18T17:20:24

So sorry to hear about the loss of your Mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Dale and Marilyn Rhode 2020-12-18T13:59:59

I’m so sorry for your loss, she was a very sweet lady💔

Shelly Giardono 2020-12-18T10:23:25

Kathy and family. So very sorry for the loss of your mother and grandmother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Larry and Nora

Nora ohlsen 2020-12-17T17:20:23

Kathy and Family, so sorry for your loss. Thinking of you. Trudy and Jeff

Trudy & Jeff Flippo 2020-12-17T16:52:20

So sorry for your family’s loss.
Melita was a sweet lady. Always enjoyed visiting with her when I was walking at the Belvidere Park.

Joe and Deb Schmalen 2020-12-17T15:16:52

So sincerest condolence to all Melita’s family. Prayers for you all.

Percy and Jane Gordon 2020-12-17T14:25:16


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