Melvin Reynold Schadler, 78, died Oct. 10, 2014.
He retired from the U.S. Navy and then retired as a parts manager from an auto dealership in Washington state.
After retirement, he traveled the country in his RV, eventually settling in Mesa, Ariz,. He was an avid sportsman.
Survivors include: a son, Melvin (Donna) Schadler, North Newton; daughters Nancy (Dan) Thomas, El Dorado, Melanie Hefton and Rhonda (Arley) Philbrick, Hutchinson, Ronna (Rick) Parks, Pam (Larry) Ekman and Regina (Jerry) Heller, all of Washington state; many grand children and great-grandchildren and wife Bonnie Schadler.
He was preceeded in death by a son, Michael Lamb, his parents and four sibilings.
Cremation has taken place. No services will be held.