Obituary: Melinda Enick, died Sunday, January 24, 2021

PRATT—Melinda Lou Enick, 57, passed away Sunday, January 24, 2021 at her home. She was born December 3, 1963 in Iola to Raymond and Chloe (Storrer) Klaus. Melinda married Doug Enick on August 2, 1986 in Emporia, Kansas. They were married for 34 years.

Melinda graduated from Le Roy High School in 1982. She was a member of Trinity Evangelical Church, Pratt Christian Home Education Association and Reno County Sabres. She enjoyed scrapbooking, singing, playing piano, teaching, coaching, mentoring, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.

She is survived by her husband, Doug; children, Victoria Enick of Sedan, James Enick of Pratt; Suzanna (Zach) Taylor of Goddard, Elizabeth (Jared) Upshaw of Wichita, Hannah Enick of Pratt, and Olivia Enick of Pratt; parents, Raymond and Chloe Klaus of Le Roy; brothers, Stuart (Caryl) Klaus of Topeka and Russell (Ila) Klaus of Clearwater; sister, Lynette (Steve) Prasko of Colony; twin grandsons, Liam and Owen Taylor; and many nieces and nephews.

Melinda is preceded in death by her grandparents.

Visitation will be Thursday, January 28, 2021 from  9 a.m. - 8 p.m. with family receiving friends from 5-7 at Larrison Mortuary, 300 Country Club Rd, Pratt.  Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, January 29, 2021 at First Southern Baptist Church, Pratt. Livestream will be available through First Southern Baptist Church YouTube channel. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery, Pratt.

Memorials may be made to Trinity Evangelical Church in care of Larrison Mortuary. Online condolences may be made at

Posted online on January 27, 2021