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MIENE, Priscilla Marie (Meinen) --- 1940-2011


Posted By: IA GenWeb Volunteer
Date: 4/24/2011 at 10:23:05

Priscilla Miene

Priscilla Marie Miene, 70, Postville, Iowa, died Saturday, March 12, 2011, at Palmer Lutheran Health Center, West Union, Iowa, following a courageous battle with cancer. Priscilla was born on October 28, 1940, in Massbach, IL, to Rev. William and Bertha (Haferman) Meinen. Priscilla was baptized on November 10, 1940 and confirmed on April 3, 1955, both by her father, Rev. William Meinen.

She attended grade school in Hull, Iowa, and then graduated from high school in Sabula, Iowa. After graduation, Priscilla went on to Cosmetology School in both Minneapolis, MN, and Davenport, Iowa. Priscilla was united in marriage to William Miene Jr., on August 14, 1960, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Postville, Iowa. One daughter, Tami Sue Miene, was born to this union. Tami Sue passed away in infancy in 1961.

Priscilla enjoyed music and was passionate about playing both the piano and the organ. She could be found playing the organ at several different churches including: Living Faith United Methodist Church, Monona, Community Presbyterian Church, Postville, Zion Lutheran Church, Castalia and St. Paul Lutheran Church, Postville. She played a key role in organizing the Living Faith United Methodist's production of the Living Last Supper for over twenty years.

Priscilla loved spending time with family and friends and enjoyed sewing. On a summer day, one could find Priscilla and Junior sitting on their driveway with a friendly wave to all those who passed by.

Survivors include her loving and dedicated family members, Trace and Sherri Miene and their two sons, Kale and Landyn, Monona; sisters, Carol (Leonard) Schmitt, Sioux City and Teddy (David) Grinnel, Cloquet, MN; one brother, Paul (Judi) Meinen, Des Moines; two sisters-in-law, Ruby Foels and Elfrieda Miene, Postville and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Priscilla was preceded in death by her parents, Rev. William and Bertha Meinen; her husband, William Miene Jr., on September 19, 2010; her daughter, Tami Sue Miene; her twin siblings and their spouses, Esther (Jim) Moos and Ernest (Joann) Meinen and her brother-in-law, Leroy Foels.

Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, March 15, 2011, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Postville, Iowa. The Rev. Steve Brackett will officiate.

Burial will follow in the Postville Cemetery, Postville, Iowa.

Visitation will be held on Monday, March 14, 2011, from 3-7 p.m. at the Schutte -Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Postville, Iowa, and one hour before services at the church on Tuesday.

Schutte-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Postville, Iowa, is in charge of arrangements.

Extracted from a funeral brochure.


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