Kathleen Meirick, 91
Tue, 09/08/2020 - 12:28pm admin
June 3, 1929 —
Sept. 4, 2020
ALTA VISTA - Kathleen Clara Meirick, age 91, of Alta Vista, Iowa, passed away peacefully on Friday, Sept. 4, 2020 at Colonial Manor, in Elma, Iowa, with son, Tony, and daughter, Sandra, by her side.
Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020 at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church, in Alta Vista, with burial in the Mount Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the church beginning at 9:30 a.m. with Conway-Markham in charge of the arrangements. Family requests masks to be worn for your protection. Online condolences may be left at www.conway-markhamfh .com. Memorials may directed to the family.
Kathleen was born on June 3, 1929 to Charles and Ella McGee. She grew up on the family farm north of Elma. She graduated with the class of 1947 from Immaculate Conception Academy in Elma. After graduation she was employed by Collins Radio Company in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
She married Lyle Meirick on Oct. 3, 1953. They made their home on a farm west of Alta Vista. As a homemaker, she was very devoted to her family. Kathleen was a member of St. Bernard’s Rosary Society and was a lifelong member of that parish.
She will be forever remembered for her strong faith in God and her love for her family.
Survivors include five children, Tony (Deann) Meirick of Elma, Tim (Sheila) Meirick, of Kasson, Minn., Connie (Pat) Schroeder of Pine Island, Minn., Neal (Vicki) Meirick of Pasadena, Md. and Sandra (Terry) Worple of Elma; 17 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Gerald (Marion) McGee of Elma.
Preceding her in death were her parents; sister, Eileen Weber; and daughter, Linda Hosek.