KADEN, Melvin David, 62 of Pike County, entered into rest on July 12th, 2013. Melvin graduated from Monroe City R-1 High School in 1969, ranked 9th out of 99. He continued on attend the University of Missouri-Columbia and Northeast Missouri State University, Kirksville. He was employed with Northeast Correctional Center. He served in the Missouri Army National Guard, 2175th MP Company November 1971 - November 1978. A loving Husband, Father, and Grandfather; he enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, family, and friends. He also was a Registered Softball Umpire for the Amateur Softball Association of America, both high school and college. He was an avid Cardinals and Mizzou fan.
 He is survived by: Loving Wife, Margaret Pettey Kaden; Children, Aaron and Holly Kaden, Sara and Robert Brunsvold; Step-Children, Marcie and Robert Hernandez, Stacey and Stacey Watson; Grandchildren, Remy, McKinley, Elli, Krista, Christopher, Jessie, Tucker, and Cody; Siblings, Kathy Dent, Norman Kaden, and Carl Kaden.
A Memorial Service and Celebration of Melvin’s life will be held at his residence in Pike Country at 2 p.m. August 3, 2013.
Those who are able or unable to attend the above services may also attend additional services held by his Children at Immanual Lutheran Church in West Ely, MO, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. August 4, 2013.