Bernice M. Meismer
Lacon-Bernice M. Meismer, 95, of Lacon passed away at 7:30 p.m.
on Sunday January 27, 2013 at Heartland ManorCare in Henry.
She was born on December 4, 1917 in Lourdes, IL to the Late Albert
and Genevieve (Kerker) Waechter. She married Herman Meismer
on May 4, 1940 in Pekin, IL; he preceded her in death on January 6,
She is survived by two sons, Robert (Beverly) Meismer, of
Grovetown, GA, and William (Cheryel) Meismer, of Varna, IL; one
daughter Cheryl (Jerry) Joyce, of Chillicothe; six grandchildren,
Annette (William)Lowe, Jerry (Joy) Meismer, Lisa (Aaron) Moore,
Tina (Bob) Barisch, Amie (Jon) Cox, and Kimberly (Michael)
Rudolphi; 12 great-grandchildren; and one
She was preceded in death by three brothers.
She worked for Bemis Bag and St. Joseph's Nursing Home.
She was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, the
Altar & Rosary Society, the Methodist Quilt Group, the Ladies
Card Club, and the Marshall-Putnam County Farm Bureau.
Bernice was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend who will
be dearly missed by all who loved her.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday January 31, 2013 at
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Lacon. Father Tom
Mizeur will officiate. Burial will follow at the Lacon
Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on
Wednesday January 30, 2013, at Lenz Memorial Home in Lacon, with
prayers at 7:00 p.m. Memorials may be made to the Lacon
Community Center or the Church's Altar Rosary Society. Online
condolences may be expressed at www.lenzmemorialhome.com.
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