Kathleen Clara Meirick, 91
Kathleen Clara Meirick, age 91, passed away peacefully, Friday, Sept. 4, 2020, at Colonial Manor, Elma, with her son, Tony, and her 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, with burial in the Mount Calvary Cemetery.
Visitation will be held at the church beginning at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday with Conway-Markham Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements. The 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.
She was born June 3, 1929 to Charles and Ella McGee. She grew up on the family farm north of Elma.
She graduated out of the class of 1947 from the Immaculate Conception Academy.
After graduation she was employed by Collins Radio Company in Cedar Rapids.
She married Lyle Meirick on October 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.
Survivors include five children, Tony (Deann) Meirick of Elma, Tim (Sheila) Meirick, of Kasson, Minnesota, Connie (Pat) Schroeder of Pine Island, Minnesota, Neal (Vicki) Meirick of Pasadena, Maryland, and Sandra (Terry) Worple of Elma; 17 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Gerald (Marion) McGee of Elma, Iowa.
Preceding her in death were her parents, sister, Eileen Weber, and daughter, Linda Hosek.
She will be forever remembered for her strong faith in God and her love for her family.
A special thanks to the staff at Colonial Manor for the wonderful care and attention they have given Kathleen over the past years.