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Melissa Sue Dorsam

Melissa Sue West-Dorsam, 43 of Tuscola and formerly of Streator passed away Monday (June 12th) at the Presence Convenant Hospital, Urbana.

Per her request, cremation rites were accorded, there will be no services.  The Winterrowd Funeral Home assisted in the arrangements.

Melissa was born on November 3, 1973 in Ft. Lauderdale, FL to John Douglas and Wilma (Burgess) West.

Surviving are children Brittney Dorsam of Chicago, Jeffery Patton of N. Carolina and Savannah Patton of Streator, brother Ben Williams of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, sister Sandy (Larry) Quick of Long Point, uncle William Burgess of Ancona, boyfriend Wesley Nutt of Tuscola.

She is preceded in death by her parents and adopted parents Norman and Dorothy Wargo.

Melissa graduated from Woodland School in 1992.

Memorials may be made in her name to the American Kidney Foundation or to the family.

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Dear West & Dorsam family I am sincerely sorry about the loss of your dear loved one Melissa.
I know words could not describe the grief you are personally experiencing but please
allow the precious memories & support of friends & family help carry you during these difficult time. Also Another source of comfort is found in God's written word the Bible where the Creator of life tells us what the hope can be for such ones like your dear Melissa in the near future is to have life again.
God guarantees that: ""From the power of the Grave I will redeem them; From death I will recover them."-Hosea 13:4
Please accept my deepest sympathies & a warm invitation for you to find more comfort at jw.org
Sincerely C. Flores

C Flores Jun 27 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Melissa Dorsam

SJ Jun 19 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Melissa Dorsam

Britney Jun 15 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Melissa Dorsam

CIndy Mason Jun 15 2017 12:00 AM