Melia Sue Byrer, 33, Bremen, passed away Feb. 15, 2021. Melia was born on Aug. 14, 1987, the daughter of Luke and Edith (Anderson) Workman.
On July 25, 2009, in Bourbon Bible Church, she married Matthew Byrer.
She leaves behind a loving husband, Matt Byrer and their sons, David (age 7) and Theodore (age 2); parents: Luke and Edith Workman; twin sister, Stefany (Dustin) Yoder and sister, Elizabeth (Danny) Thomas; and a second family of in-laws, Jim and Karen Byrer, Wendy (Brad) Douglass and Lisa (Shaun) Sauer. She has an abundance of nieces and nephews that she loved as her own: Aaron, Jacob, Sydney, Madison, Savannah, Makaya, Oaklin and Jonathon.
Melia had a passion for people and chose a career as a hospice social worker. She often talked about her co-workers and patients that touched her life. When Melia wasn’t investing in family and people, she could be found enjoying things such as camping, hiking, crafting, cooking and baking. She also enjoyed reading, singing, drawing and painting.
Melia has chosen cremation. A time of gathering will be held from 1-3 p.m., Friday, Feb. 26, in Nappanee Missionary Church, 70417 SR 19, Nappanee followed by a memorial service to honor her life at 3 p.m. in the church. Pastor Jason Rohde will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made to Matt, c/o Mishler Funeral Home, to assist with future expenses.