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Frances Christine Meeker

March 21, 1926 — April 10, 2023

Eldora, Iowa

Frances Christine Meeker

Frances Christine Ziesman Meeker, age 97 passed away on April 10, 2023 at Arlington Place in Grundy Center, Iowa. Visitation will be from 10:00am to 11:00am on Friday April 14, 2023 at the First Congregational Church in Eldora. Memorial service will follow at 11:00am and proceed to Rough Woods Cemetery where Frances will be placed with her husband Dale.

Fran was born on the family farm in Pleasant Township near Eldora on March 21, 1926 to Henry and Mary (Ingram) Ziesman. She attended Rough Woods Country School and later graduated from Eldora High School in 1943. On December 26, 1944, Fran married Dale Meeker in the parlor room at the Ziesman family home. They were active members of the Point Pleasant Church where Fran served as pianist. After the closing of that church, Dale and Fran became members of First Congregational Church in Eldora.

Fran leaves behind two daughters, Connie Craig (Larry), of Hannibal, MO and Linda Catlin (Tom), of Eldora, IA; two sons, Robert Meeker (Tami), of Valley Springs, SD and David Meeker (Val), of Eldora, IA as well as four grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

Fran was preceded in death by her parents, husband Dale, sister Marion Moor and grandson Jake Meeker.

Memorials may be sent in her name to Pine Lake Food Shelf in Eldora.

 

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Past Services

Visitation

Friday, April 14, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

First Congregational United Church of Christ

1209 12th St, Eldora, IA 50627

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Memorial Service

Friday, April 14, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

First Congregational United Church of Christ

1209 12th St, Eldora, IA 50627

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Burial

Friday, April 14, 2023

Starts at 12:15 pm (Central time)

Rough Woods Cemetery

Hwy 175, Eldora, IA 50627

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