Melisa T. Ordean age 42, of Newport passed away at 5:40 PM on Monday, April 29, 2019, at her residence.
Melisa was born April 24, 1977, in Versailles to Leo L. & Kathleen J. (Kunk) Heitkamp of Versailles. In addition to her parents, Melisa is also survived by her husband, Kenneth “Chip” Ordean whom she married November 19, 2016; children, Jaydn Ordean, Dylan Heitkamp, Ashley Ordean & fiancé, Clayton Ward; and Paige & Lance Humes; granddaughter, Aniyah Humes; sister & brother-in-law, Michele & Don Waymire of Versailles; brothers & sisters-in-law, Mathew & Kendra Heitkamp of Versailles and Mitchell & Paige Heitkamp of Versailles; and nieces & nephews, Noah, Olivia & Daniel Waymire, Caleb, Jena, Ethan & Sadie Heitkamp and Ezekiel Heitkamp.
Melisa was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Richard & Alvina (Otte) Kunk; paternal grandparents, Jerome & Mary Ann (Hilgefort) Heitkamp; and her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Kenneth & Lois (Silcox) Ordean.
Melisa worked at Upper Valley Family Care in Piqua where she was a medical assistant.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 AM on Monday, May 6, 2019, at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Newport with Rev. Fr. Steven Shoup celebrant. Burial will follow in Pearl Cemetery in Shelby County. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 2:00 to 8:00 PM and Monday from 8:45 to 9:45 AM at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home in Versailles. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com