APACHE JUNCTION, Ariz. - Melva D. Slotten was born 4/30/1948 to Virgil and Shirley (Mortensen) Slotten of Somers, Iowa. Melva passed away unexpectedly 6/17/2010 in Apache Junction, Az.
Melva was raised in the Somers area and graduated from Cedar Valley High School in 1966. Melva was employed at Felco in Ft Dodge prior to moving to Yakima, Washington in 1968. She later moved to Seattle and then to the Phoenix, Az area. She married David McCartney on May 27, 1988. Melva was employed by General Dynamics (Motorola) in Scottsdale, Az. at the time of her death.
Melva was preceeded in death by her father. She is survived by her husband David (and of course her precious cats) of Apache Jct, Az; mother Shirley of rural Callendar. sister Sherrill Meeks and niece Karen Tryner of Port Orchard, Wa. as well as several aunts, uncles and cousins.