Melissa Dawn Ivy-McCall (Baumgardner), 40, of Pittsburg, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 18, at Via Christi Hospital after a brave battle with cancer.
Melissa was born in Pittsburg to James and Maria Baumgardner on Oct. 12, 1982. Melissa attended school in Pittsburg as a child. Throughout her life, Melissa held many jobs that always included providing care for others.
Melissa is survived by her five beautiful children Christian, Matthew (fiancé Aliyah), Caitlyn, McKenzie, and Everleigh; her brother Ryan; her father, James; and her granddaughter, Macie.
Melissa is preceded in death by her mother, Maria, and grandmother, Eileen.
The family will hold a celebration of Melissa's life Saturday, Jan. 28, at 11 a.m. at The Door Christian Fellowship Church, 103 E 3rd St., Pittsburg. A lunch will follow at 1 p.m. at The Lincoln Center, 709 W 9th St.