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Melysa K. Rice

Published August 29,2022

Obituary's Biography:

Melysa Katherine Rice, 43, a resident of Wildwood, IL, passed away August 26, 2022 in Chicago, IL.  She was born February 10, 1979 in McHenry, IL to Michael and Christine Duffy.

Melysa is survived by her husband of 14 years, Tony, whom she wed on August 16, 2008 in Gages Lake, IL, her children Gage of Spring Grove, Marshall (Caroline) of Japan, Sapphire of Wisconsin, and Nolan of Bloomington, her grandchildren Franklin, Joanna Jean, and Henery all of Zion, and her siblings James of Spring Grove, Kevin of Chicago, and Christopher of Wonder Lake.  She was preceded in death by her grandmother Ida Sroka.

A visitation and funeral service will be held on Thursday, September 1, 2022 from 3:00pm until 7:00pm with the funeral service commencing at 7:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel, 410 E. Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030.  For more information, please call (847) 223-8122 or visit www.StrangFuneral.org

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6 Comments

  1. Let your beautiful Spirit light up the Heavens, Melys! We love you, Uncle Frank, Aunt Cheri, Madison and Keaton

  2. Melysa will NOT be forgotten! Such a precious soul…probably suggesting a nice hat that the angels should wear. My heart hurts for you Sue, Mike, Chris, Tony and so many others that loved her. ❤️‍🩹. God counts your tears 😢. May you help one another thru this difficult loss. Please know…you do not walk this “valley” alone. Love, Dianne

  3. Melysa,
    The world was a lot brighter with you in it. The world is now more bland that you are gone.
    I’ll miss you and do my best to remember you as the badass you were.

    Go forth kick some ass in the afterlife.

  4. Dear Mike & Sue,
    Denny & I are so sorry for your loss.
    This has been such a difficult time for you & the family may you find peace now that Melysa, is
    free of worldly pain & dwells in the House of the Lord.
    May she Rest in Peace.

  5. My Daughter, Melysa was a Great Wife/Mother/Lolly/Aunt/Cousin and Most of all a Wonderful Daughter who was Loved and who Loved unconditionally! She will be Missed terribly! But her life will continue on through the Family in Stories for many years to come!! Love You My Beautiful Daughter Melissa

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