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Melanie Corbett Stoddard
April 23, 1969 ~ July 5, 2012
Services: Saturday July 7, 2012 at the Brigham City LDS 14th Ward Chapel.
Interment: Brigham City Cemetery
Brigham City- Melanie, wife and mother lost her battle with cancer on July 5, 2012 in Shelley, Idaho.
Melanie was born in Logan, Utah on April 23, 1969, daughter to Allan Fredrick and Marilyn Schwartz Corbett.
She attended and graduated from school in Shelley, Idaho. She later attended the University of Utah, Brigham Young University and Utah State University. She earned a bachelor's degree in accounting.
Melanie married Shane F. Stoddard on January 11, 1991 in the Idaho Falls Temple after he served in the United States Marine Corps.
Melanie was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints serving in the young women's and primary organizations.
She was the administrator at Country Lane Assisted Living Center. Melanie was active in the Kiwanis Club as well as the Brigham City Chamber of Commerce, where she was the chairman of the Peach Days parade for two years. She enjoyed creative arts.
Survivors include her husband Shane of Brigham City, UT, two children Savannah (David) Noriega and Walker of Brigham City. Parents Allan and Marilyn Corbett of Shelley, ID. Two sisters, Krystilyn (Sterling) Augustine of Palo Alto, CA; Laura (Dan) Butt of Wyncok, PA; three brothers, Douglas (Farrah) Corbett of Rigby, Idaho; Michael (Jamy) Corbett and James (Amanda) Corbett of Shelley, ID.
She was preceded by a brother Joseph Edward and her grandparents.
Services were held on Saturday July 7, 2012 at the Brigham City LDS 14th Ward Chapel. Interment was in Brigham City Cemetery.
Email condolences to the family at www.gilliesfuneralchapel.com
Please accept my deepest sympathy for your loss. I got to know Melanie at the Chamber of Commerce and I enjoyed spending time with her so much. I appreciated how organized she was when working on the Peach Days Parade. She put so much time in it and seemed to really enjoy working on the Parade. She was a wonderful woman and I feel blessed to have met her.
My prayers are with all of the family at this difficult time.
To the Corbett Family
I was so sorry to hear about Melanie.
My heart and my thoughts traveled back to Shelley, Idaho a lot of years ago.
Your family provided some much needed and deserved closeness for our family while we were in Idaho.
I love you all.
Please know how shocked and saddened I am to learn of Melanie’s passing. Even knowing what we know, that death is not the end, but only a separation, a phase, a step; even knowing that, this is such a hard thing to bear. Melanie is such a special person; such a joy to be around. My life is richer because I had the privilege of knowing her for so much of her too short life. You are all in my heart, and in my prayers.
With much love…always,
May our Heavenly FATHER'S love give your family peace and comfort at this trying time.
Dwight & Linette Butt and Family