Melvin K. Casanova, 91, of Geneseo passed away November 16, 2021 at his home.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. Quad Cities Cremation Center is assisting the family with arrangements.
Melvin was born February 8, 1930 in Norway, MI the son of Ernest and Gladys (Benney) Casanova. He married Betty A. Olson in Norway, MI. Melvin worked as director of evs, laundry, maintenance at Hammond Henry Hospital. He was a member of the Kiwanis Club, Buckaroos at Bibleville and was a choir singer at all of his churches. He was also a youth director in the Chicago area.
Survivors include his son Dale A. Casanova of Michigan, Jeff (Trena) Casanova of Moline; daughter Marcia (Jim) Boyer of Geneseo; grandchildren Mark (Lea) Boyer, Michael (Christy), Angela (Austin), Amanda (JJ), Katrina (Chris) Auldon; sister Marion (Marvin) Pollard and great grandchildren Logan, Andy, and Dylan.
Melvin was preceded in death by his parents; wife Betty; brothers Jim and Dave, and nephews Scott and Dan.