Maria De Los Angeles Melquist



Maria De Los Angeles Melquist Maria De Los Angeles Melquist, age 74, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at Desert View Hospital in Pahrump, Nevada. She was born November 21, 1944 in Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico to Florencio Chaidez and Carmen Sarabia. She attended High School in Calexico, California. She married William G. Melquist, Sr. on November 21, 1968 in San Diego, California. She worked 19+ years as a Sales Clerk in Ladies Apparel at Kmart stores in Las Vegas displaying a wonderful knack for displaying women's clothing. Maria truly displayed unconditional love for family and friends. A devout Christian Maria truly lived a life devoted to God in every way. She proved that a life lived for God is truly the best legacy one can leave. She lived life to the fullest through simple pleasures. She loved spending quiet time with God, reading her bible, and those special treasured moments with her immediate family. Maria had an uncanny ability to reach people in a special, deep and positive way. She was a treasured Friend, Wife, Mother, and Grandmother. She is survived by her husband of more than 50 years, William Sr., her Son William Jr., Daughter in law Ruth, and her Grandchildren Marina, Marissa, Monique, Melissa, Samantha, and Valerie. Family, friends, and others whose lives Maria touched are invited to the Pahrump Community Church at 1061 East Wilson Road, Pahrump, Nv 89048 at 2:00 p.m. Saturday May 25, 2019. to reminisce, grieve, support, chat and celebrate Maria's life.