Graciela (Chela, Grace) Melendez passed on to be with her heavenly father on March 26, 2022.
Graciela was a dedicated wife, a loving mother and grandmother. She was beloved by her friends and family for her big heart and tireless spirit. Graciela was born in Yuriria, Guanajuato, Mexico and immigrated to the United States in the early 80s. She was a loving mother to her three sons and worked tirelessly to ensure they had the best life possible. She was a caring and very involved grandmother who loved spending time with her grandchildren. She was generous to her friends and did what she could to help others. She was well known for her great cooking, especially tamales and pozole.
Graciela leaves behind her husband William Melendez, sons Edson (and wife Shelly), Victor, William and 6 grandchildren Carter, Gabriel, Max, Carbon, Luca and Leo. She also leaves behind her bonus grandchildren Rayden, Kaydence and Callen. She will be sorely missed and forever loved.