George M. Melby, 85, died peacefully in his sleep at home Friday, May 24, 2013, in Waupaca, Wis., of heart failure. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be given to: Shepherd of the Lakes Church or Waupaca Library Foundation. The funeral service is at 3 p.m. Tuesday, May 28, at Shepherd of the Lakes Church, Waupaca, Wis. Visitation is 1-3 p.m., at the church. The Maple Crest Funeral Home of Waupaca assisted the family with arrangements.