In Memoriam – David James Mellem

In Memoriam
David James Mellem
June 25, 1945 – July 26, 2019

David J. Mellem, age 74, passed away July 26, 2019. He was born June 25, 1945 in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin. Dave graduated from UW-Eau Claire, after which he took a job as an auditor for the Federal Government, working on programs at or associated with the U.S. Department of Health and Human
Services (HHS). This job required a move to Madison where he met and married Laurie J. Baukol in her hometown of Webster, South Dakota on May
17, 1986. Dave retired in March of 2018 after reaching the 50 year milestone
with HHS. Dave was a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors and the
Association of Government Accountants. Dave was a lifelong fan of the game
of golf, playing whenever he had a chance and watching all the major
tournaments and enjoyed watching classic movies from the 40s and 50s.