Melinda “Pepper” Ader, 51, of Chebanse and formerly of Kanakakee, passed away on April 1, 2015 at Presence St. Mary’s Hospital in Kankakee.
Melinda was born July 6, 1963 in Watseka, the daughter of Donald Breeden Jr. and Phyllis Peeken. She was preceded in death by her father.
Mrs. Ader is survived by her husband, Bill Ader of Chebanse; her mother, Phyllis Breeden (David Schilling) of Onarga; two sons, Jonathan Meyer (Taylor Case) of Kankakee, and Jeremy Meyer (Amanda Reynolds) of Lombard; one brother Daniel “Boone” (Linda) Breeden of Watseka; one granddaughter, Madysen Meyer; two step sons, Bill Jr. (Brenda) Ader of Chebanse, and Jason Ader of Champaign; and one step daughter, Shaylene Ader of Kankakee.
Melinda enjoyed cooking, bowling, and having family dinners. She also loved camping with her husband Bill, and their dogs-Cooper and Baxter.
Visitation will be from 3:00-7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at the Knapp Funeral Home in Clifton.
Burial will take place at a later date in Ashkum Cemetery.
Memorials may be to the Iroquois County Animal Rescue in Iroquois.
Donald Leroy Breeden
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