Melinda Dawn Hiibel

Posted 03-Dec-2018
03-Dec-2018 -- 28-Nov-2018

Melinda Dawn Hiibel, 40 of Fallon. Nv., formerly from Iowa City, Iowa lost her hard fought battle with cancer on Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Melinda was born on November 27, 1978 to Roger Slagle. Melinda often spoke of her love for Roger and how proud she was to be his daughter.

Melinda attended Clear Creek Amana High School. Although she was a high school dropout, she continued her education, working full time to earn her high school diploma. She took tremendous pride in encouraging others to follow her example of continuously learning, graduating from Kirkwood Community College with a degree in Nursing in 2010.

Melinda worked many jobs in her early life. Melinda's career in healthcare spanned years. She stsarted at the University of Iowa as a nursing assistant on the Burn Treatment Center. She completed her RN thru Kirkwood while working at the burn center. She continued to work as an RN in the Burn Unit.

Melinda and her family moved to Nevada in 2015, after she accepted a position at Banner Churchill Hospital in the ER. In 2017 she transferred from the ER to the Banner's Infusion Center .Melinda was very successful i infusion and very proud of her new skill set. She was devastated  when cancer ended her working days. She loved her patients and received many awards for excellent patient care.Even through her struggle with cancer, Melinda continued to maintain a big smile and loving words for her patients.

More than everything else in her life, Melinda loved her family. Melinda met her husband, Jason in Phoenix in 2000; they were married in Las Vegas three weeks later and celebrated their 18th wedding anniversary on November 4, 2018. They were blessed with two beautiful daughters, Nadina and Meleah..She is also survived by her brother, Toby (Danielle) Slagle of Fairfax, Iowa.; mother and father-in-law Kathy and Chuck Robertson; sister in-law, Sarah Robertson; brother in-law, Ryan (Rachel) Hiibel , all of Fallon

A Service to Celebrate Melinda's life will be held on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at 4;PM at The Gardens Funeral Home in Fallon, NV.

A Celebration of life will be held at The Hills Community Center in Hills, Iowa on Saturday, December 8th. Melinda wanted a party ther, so come prepared to honor her memory with stories and fun.

A memorial fund has been established. Contributions may be directed to the family at home or at the service.

Arrangements are under the direction of The Gardens Funeral Home 2949 Austin Highway Fallon, NV. 89406 775 423-8928


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