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Wilma L. Meier

d. July 13, 2016

Wilma L. Meier, 91, died on Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at the Kansas Christian Home in Newton.

Wilma was born on September 19, 1924 in Newton, Kansas to William and Daisy (Koppes) Launhard.

Wilma married Kenneth I. Meier on June 10, 1944. They were married 62 years before his death in 2006.

Wilma was a homemaker, loved golf, flower gardening and was a great cook. She played the organ, piano and flute. Wilma was a wonderful grandmother and was known as Grandma Billie to her grandchildren. Kenneth and Wilma traveled extensively in Europe, the Holy Land, and spent time in Africa, Mexico and Hawaii. She was a member of many National Boards for the United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her children: Doug and Jody Meier and Becky Meier; sister: Kathryn Fischer; two grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

Preceded in death by her parents and sisters: Marian Tangeman and Joan Goering.

A visitation will be held at Petersen Funeral Home from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. on Friday, July 15th. The family will be present to greet friends and family from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.

A graveside committal service will be held at Greenwood Cemetery at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 16, 2016.

A memorial has been established with Good Shepherd Hospice.


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