Melissa Christine Wallace-Budke, 56, of Havana passed away on Thursday, December 30 at 1:01 p.m. at Carle Bromenn Hospital in Normal. She was born on December 20, 1965 in Havana to John and Arminda (Lippert) Wallace. Melissa is survived by her son, Nathan (Meagan) Budke of Petersburg, grandson, Elijah Budke, mother, Arminda Wallace of Havana, and sister, Stacey Wallace of Havana. She was preceded in death by her father. Melissa was a very loving mother, daughter, and GiGi. She liked to spend time with her pets and loved animals of all kinds. Cremation rites have been accorded and a private family visitation will be held at a later date. Memorial donations may be made in Melissa’s name to Pets Without Parents or the food pantry. Online condolences can be left for her family at www.hurleyfh.com. Hurley Funeral Home in Havana is in charge of arrangements.