MEESTER, Grace 1893-1959
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 3/9/2017 at 10:05:13
Mrs. H. H. Meester Dies in Hospital
Mrs. Henry H. Meester died at 11:45 in the Grundy Hospital Sunday forenoon. Death was due to coronary embolism. She had been a hospital patient for three weeks. The body was taken to the Engelkes funeral home in Grundy Center. On Tuesday the body was taken to the home in Dike. A short service will be held there Thursday at 12:30 and at 1:15 in the Pleasant Valley Reformed church west of Fern. Burial will be in the cemetery adjoining the church.
Mrs. Meester was 65 years old on the 18th of last August. She was born in Grundy county and lived here all of her life. Her maiden name was Grace Meyer. She was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John M. Meyer.
On March 26th, 1919, she and Henry H. Meester were married in the Pleasant Valley Reformed church. They lived on a farm in Colfax township until three years ago when they moved to Dike.
Surviving are the husband, three daughters and two sons. The daughters are Mrs. George Schmitt and Mrs. Cornelius Schmitt, both from the Dike neighborhood, and Mrs. Herbert Johnson, Wellsburg. The sons are Melvin and Harlyn, both from the Holland neighborhood. There are 15 grandchildren. Other surviving relatives are one brother, John Meyer, Aplington, two sisters, Mrs. Harm Bulten, Aplington, and Mrs. John Weichers, Wellsburg.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a daughter who died in infancy, two brothers and one sister.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 19 March 1959, pg 6
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