In memory of

Melissa Dettman

July 5, 1976 - March 24, 2018
From: Sac City, IA
Melissa Dettman

Melissa Dettman

Born: July 5, 1976
Died: March 24, 2018
Age: 41
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   Melissa Renee Dettman, age 41, of Sac City, IA, passed away on Saturday, March 24, 2018. 

   Melissa was born on July 5, 1976, in Houston, TX, to parents David and Renee (Arceneaux) Rogers. She grew up in Texas, attended grade school and some high school until the age of 16. She then moved to Iowa where she graduated from Sac City High School with the Class of 1995. Melissa was blessed with three daughters: Madison, Krista, and Karyn.

   On October 6, 2007, Melissa was united in marriage to Mitchell W. Dettman at the First Christian Church in Sac City. Melissa worked as an EMT in Carroll, IA…she thoroughly loved what she did.  She was very outgoing and enjoyed singing karaoke, reading, riding horses, going water skiing and going to concerts.  She also enjoyed going to sporting events and was a fan of the Raiders, Royals and Longhorns. 

   Melissa was a wonderful wife, mother, daughter, sister, aunt and friend.  She enjoyed spending quality time with her children and family and she will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.

   Left to cherish Melissa’s memory are her husband Mitchell Dettman of Sac City, IA; children: Madison Dettman of Sac City, IA, Krista Marie and Karyn Lynne of TX; parents: David (Robin) Rogers of Houston, TX, and Renee (Anthony) Houska of Sac City, IA; brother David (Paula) Rogers of San Diego, CA; sisters: Leslie (Trenton) Kos of North Liberty, IA, Jessica Hines of North Liberty, IA, Haley Hines (Tyler Melchert) of Ely, IA, and Holly Rogers of Houston, TX; grandmothers: Patricia Speer of Sac City, IA, and Jean Rogers of Houston, TX; parents-in-law Mickey and Sue Dettman of Sac City, IA; brother-in-law Mike (Tawney) Dettman of Glidden, IA; many nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends. Melissa was preceded in death by her grandfathers: Reginald Arceneaux and William Rogers; grandmother-in-law Mavis Dettman.




Memorial Service
2:00 p.m., Friday
March 30, 2018
Farber & Otteman Funeral Home
Sac City, Iowa

Rev. Don Pobanz
4:00 - 6:30 p.m., Thursday
March 29, 2018
Farber & Otteman Funeral Home
Sac City, Iowa
There will be no burial.


Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 10:00 AM
“We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your loving wife. Take good care of yourself & your daughter. Mellisa is at peace with the Lord now, watching over you. Frank & Crickett Donovan Ty Rosenthal (the can man)”
- Frank, Crickett & Ty
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 4:00 PM
“To Melissa's Family, I'm very very sorry to hear of your loss. She was such the sweetest thing ever and I enjoyed her company so greatly. She made an impact on me - she valued our friendship so much and she didn't let my hearing loss affect her at all. I miss her so much. She's now with the angels. Sweet, sweet person.”
- Kerri Kalinec Clark
Friday, March 30, 2018 at 11:09 AM
“May GOD comfort Melissa's family and friends. May GOD bless Melissa's soul on the other-side.”
- Terry B. Hardy
Friday, March 30, 2018 at 11:09 AM
“I am so sorry for your loss! Melissa touched so many people through her work. My deepest sympathy and prayers go to all of you! The Lord needed you now and we will remember you always! ”
- Matthew Roberts
Friday, March 30, 2018 at 11:09 AM
“So Sorry for your loss my thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.”
- Barry Putnam
Thursday, March 29, 2018 at 4:05 PM
“Please accept our deepest sympathy. You are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
- Bryan & Eva Thompson
Thursday, March 29, 2018 at 1:05 PM
“So sorry for your loss, Madi and Mitch.”
- Russ and Cathie Hass
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 5:41 PM
“We send our deepest condolences to Madi and Mitch. Tyne really enjoyed saying “Hi” and giving hugs to Melissa wherever we were. Your family will be in our prayers at this difficult time..”
- Rich and Jess Barnett (Tyne,Tabor and Trey)
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 1:13 PM
“Your family has my sympathy.prayers to all of you”
- Lisa Staton FOGARTY
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 1:13 PM
“My thoughts are prayers are with Melissa's family. ”
- Paige Hershman-Flint
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 1:13 PM
“Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time.”
- Jim & Kathy Boyington
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 8:20 AM
“So sorry for your loss😥”
- Chasity Lankford
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 7:14 PM
“We extend our deepest sympathy. ”
- Todd and Teri Luckow
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 7:14 PM
“So very sorry for your loss. Please accept my heartfelt sympathies for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. May God's grace strengthen you and your family. Big hugs to Sue and Mickey ! ”
- Sheryl A Zimmerman
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 7:14 PM
“We are so very sorry for your loss!!
Dick & Karen Shull”
- Karen Shull
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 2:45 PM
“Our hearts are breaking for all of you. The loss of a daughter, a granddaughter, a sister, a mom, a is so hard to understand losing someone so young. May God give you all a sense of peace, extra measures of grace, beautiful memories and the knowledge that He loves you and will see you through this. ”
- Harold & Sue Peyton
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 2:45 PM
“Mom, i will love you forever. you are deeply missed. ”
- Karyn Barentine
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 11:34 AM
“U have my sympathy she was a really great person ”
- Charlie “tuna” schnirring
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 11:34 AM
“You are all in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. ”
- David and Cindy Wuebker
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 11:34 AM
“I am so sorry you have lost a child. May God bless and keep you during this difficult time. Esther
- Esther Drey
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 11:34 AM
“Dad and I will love you forever. Hope you're having a blast in heaven!!! Much love, your daughter Madi. ”
- Madi Dettman
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 11:34 AM
“I Will miss you... thanks for being my Twightlight go to when I needed you...and a fun spot to feed my spur of the moment adventures friend... watch over us friend.
Loves to you Mitch and Madison ”
- Dallas
Monday, March 26, 2018 at 1:05 PM
“My deepest condolences. My heart breaks. Peace to all.”
- Kim Mason
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