Melinda Coleman, co-founder of SafeBAE and mother of sexual-assault advocate, Daisy Coleman passed away in early December 2020. As reported, she took her life four months after her daughter’s suicide of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
She endured the deaths of her beloved husband, her son, and her daughter which was more than she could face. Daisy and Melinda appeared on Netflix’s 2016, Audrie and Daisy.
Scroll down to learn more about Melinda Coleman.
Melinda Coleman Age, Birthday, Zodiac
Melinda Coleman was very excited to celebrate her birthday which was soon to arrive on the 21st of December. Had Melinda survived, she would’ve turned 59 years old in December of 2020.
Based on her date of birth, Melinda Coleman owned Sagittarius as her zodiac sign.
Melinda Coleman Wiki — Family, Hometown, Early Life
Melinda Pat Moeller was born to her anonymous parents in Missouri, the United States. She never shared any information regarding her parents as of this writing.
However, growing up in her hometown of Columbus, she spent her early life with her possible siblings. Similar to her parents, almost no information on her siblings exists in the public domain.
Height, Weight, Distinct Features
Melinda Coleman was a beautiful blonde lady who bestowed her beauty on her beautiful children. She stood tall at an average height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.75 meters), that with her slim and fit body made her look beautiful in any dresses.
More about her slim body: Melinda weighed only about 59 kilograms (130 lbs) as she maintained her bodyweight even after having four children. Her daughter Daisy inherited so much of her youthful beauty.
She inked a tattoo on her stomach which she flaunts on her Instagram that happens to be her distinct feature.
Melinda Coleman Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
In a way, Melinda always found it relieving to share her pain with her friends and family. She often shared details related to her family on social media accounts to fill the void they created.
Melinda was on Twitter, @eponadvm which earned her a total of 277 followers in total. In the same way, her Instagram account based on the same title gathered 753 followers in total as of this writing.
Likewise, Melinda was also on Facebook where she regularly posted about her beloved daughter and her sons.
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Job, Net Worth, Career
Based on Melinda’s LinkedIn page, Melinda attended the University of Missouri after high school graduation. She attended the College of Veterinary Medicine and earned her DVM degree.
Starting from March 2000, she established her own practice in Olathe, Kansas. She dedicated herself life to treating animals and built her career around it.
At the time when she passed away, Melinda had worked a total of 20 years for the practice. However, she also saw a few ups and downs in her career.
In January of 2019, the Albany resident was arrested for something that ended up destroying her career. Melinda, 57 at the time, faced two counts for felony forgery and two counts of felony commission of fraudulent damage.
As it turned out Melinda Coleman did insurance fraud by doctoring an old bill and providing it to an insurance company.
Melinda filed for compensation for fire damage which her clinic endured on 8 March 2016. However, further investigation brought to light the fact that the damage took place five days later.
Later, the insurance investigator found out the bill was altered.
Melinda also faced a crisis in her career associating with the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). As she claimed in 2019, she was a member of the AVMA for over 26 years and it failed to protect the people it claimed to protect.
She ended blaming all of the mishaps which she endured on AVMA’s failure to protect her.
Since an average veterinarian doctor makes an average salary of $80 thousand every year, Melinda earned a total net worth of about $800 thousand before she ended up taking her own life.
Melinda Coleman Husband, Son, Daughter
Melinda Coleman and her husband Michael Wayne Coleman met each other in between the mid-’80s and the earliest ’90s. Though the timeline of their relationship remains unknown, the couple ended up tieing knots on 29 June 1991.
The couple went on having three sons; Charles Forest Coleman, Logan Michael Coleman, Tristan Ash Coleman, and a daughter named Catherine ‘Daisy’ Coleman.
While all three of her boys didn’t share the spotlight, her daughter’s sexual assault and rape story was covered by news outlets.
Daisy, who attended Maryville High School was raped by two then-17-years -old in March 2012 after they made her drink alcohol. While one of the 17-year-old raped her, the other captured the incident on his cell phone.
Later, the family found their daughter passed out on the family’s front porch.
Melinda accused the Nodaway County authority of denying justice to her daughter.
But in their defense, the Nodaway County prosecutor claimed that there wasn’t enough evidence to pursue the charges. Plus, they claimed that Melinda and her daughter stopped cooperating with the authorities.
The case drew new attention after The Kansas City Star published the result of a seven-month investigation. Later, the family’s home fell to the ground after a fire broke following them moving to Northwest Missouri.
Melinda lost her husband to a tragic car accident in 2007. He was a physician and a bodybuilder. He studied at Kansas City University of Medicine and Bioscience and served his residency at Park Lane Medical Center.
Later, Melinda lost her son Tristan, 19 at the time, in a car accident on 28 June 2018 while he was returning home after helping his sister move to Colorado Springs.
Sadly, in August 2020, Melinda endured another loss after her daughter committed suicide.
Last modified: December 7, 2020