Melody Slighting
1958 ~ 2009

Melody Slighting, 51, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 26, 2009 at Allen Memorial Hospital.

Melody was born on Jan. 7, 1958 in Montrose, Colo. to Lalo and Mary (Aragon) Serrano. She grew up and attended school there and later became an operating room technician. She met and married Dale Slighting February 14, 1986 in Salt Lake City and later moved to Moab.

She is survived by her husband, Dale; two daughters, Nicole, and Taylor; mother, Mary Herrera , brothers, Frank and Tom Garcia, both of Imperial, Neb., and Joe Garcia, of Montrose, Colo., and a sister, Dorothy Olguin, of Salt Lake City; a granddaughter, Ella; in-laws, Norman and Vicki Barber, and numerous nephews and nieces.

She was preceded in death by her father, Lalo, and a brother, Mike.

Melody’s girls were the light of her life. She loved reading, music, the outdoors, and life, but her most accomplished achievement was the well being and happiness of her family.

A funeral service was held Dec. 1 at Spanish Valley Mortuary in Moab, with a viewing on Nov.30 at the mortuary.

In lieu of flowers the family would accept donations to help with funeral expenses.

Melody was greatly loved and will be missed forever in our hearts. Melody we love you!

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