Hearts Love 09

Melissa Rose Loebs

September 28, 1969 ~ November 23, 2021 (age 52)


Aberdeen, SD-Mass of Christian Burial for Melissa Rose Loebs, 52, of Aberdeen will be 10:30 am, Monday, November 29, 2021, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.  Rev. Fr. Jeffrey Schulte will officiate.   

There will be a Liturgical Wake Service Sunday at 7:00 pm, followed by a Rosary with visitation from 5:00-7:00 pm at the funeral home.      

Melissa died November 23, 2021, at Sanford USD Medical Center and Hospital in Sioux Falls. 

Melissa Rose Hedges, daughter of Charles and Dorothy (Mertz) Hedges was born September 28, 1969, in Aberdeen. She was the youngest of eight siblings. She grew up on the family farm one mile west of Aberdeen and attended Aberdeen Schools, graduating from Central High School with the class of 1988. She helped on the family farm, doing farm work, and assisted with renting out their riding horses.  On the weekends, she also helped with the family band.

She was united in marriage to Jeff Loebs on May 8, 1993, in Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Aberdeen. They made their home in Aberdeen where she was employed at Midcom until it closed. Melissa then went to work at Banner Engineering for ten years. Her last place of employment was at 3M. Due to failing health, she quit working.

Melissa enjoyed camping and spending as much time as she could with her two grandchildren. There was nothing she loved more than her grandchildren. She enjoyed craft work and some sewing.

Grateful for having shared Melissa’s life are her husband, Jeff; son, Michael Loebs and her grandchildren, Ayden, and Kinsley of Aberdeen; and siblings, Roy Hedges, Jeff (Janet) Hedges, Joe (Mary) Hedges, Louise (Dick) French, all of Aberdeen, Laura (Jack) Torrence of Westport, SD, Mary Hedges of Rapid City, SD, and Loraine Hedges of Aberdeen.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Carlsen Funeral Home and Crematory of Aberdeen has been entrusted with the arrangements.


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November 28, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Carlsen Funeral Home and Crematory
1708 8th Ave NE
Aberdeen, SD 57401

November 28, 2021

7:00 PM
Carlsen Funeral Home and Crematory
1708 8th Ave NE
Aberdeen, SD 57401

Mass of Christian Burial
November 29, 2021

10:30 AM
Sacred Heart Catholic Church

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