Obituary: Wilma L. Meier

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

Wilma was born on Sept. 19, 1924, in Newton 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 gardener and a great cook. 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.

She was preceded in death by her parents and sisters Marian Tangeman and Joan Goering.

A graveside committal service was on Saturday, July 16, at Greenwood Cemetery.

A memorial has been established with Good Shepherd Hospice. Petersen Funeral Home in Newton was in charge of arrangements.

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