Donald Ira Meils
Minonk- Donald Ira Meils, 98, of Minonk, IL passed away at 12:00
am on Thursday, October 25, 2012 at Heritage Manor Nursing Home in
Minonk where he had been a resident. He was born on February 6,
1914 in Minonk, IL a son of John and Jennie Leffers Meils. He
married Eileen Kettwich on October 11, 1937 in Kankakee, IL. She
Other survivors include one son, Ray (Jeri) Meils of Clifton,
IL; one daughter, Mary Kay (Duane) Harms of El Paso, IL; six
grandchildren, and ten great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one daughter,
Donald had worked as a carpenter in the Minonk area and later as
a distributor for Archway Cookie Company.
He was a member of the St. Paul's United Church of Christ.
A private memorial service was held at 3:00 pm on Sunday,
October 28, 2012 at the Heritage Manor Nursing Home in Minonk.
Pastor Ed Sinclair officiated. Cremation rites have been accorded
and burial of ashes were in the Minonk Township Cemetery.
Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Minonk assisted the family with
Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Paul's United
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