Doris E. Meier, 90, formerly of Jackson, passed away Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau.
She was born November 1, 1924, in Crystal City, Missouri, daughter of Emmet N. and Elizabeth B. M. Martin Hupp. She and Lawrence M. Meier were married November 1, 1947. He passed away May 10, 2011.
Doris was devoted to her family. She was an active member of Emanuel United Church of Christ in Jackson for many years and a member of the American Legion Post 158 Auxiliary. She retired in 2000 after many years as a Registered Nurse at Southeast Hospital. She enjoyed volunteering at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau and league bowling with her friends.
Loving survivors include a daughter, Alice Hodges of O’Fallon, Mo.; two sons, Ralph (Sandy) Meier of Van Buren, Ar. and Larry (Kathy) Meier of Jackson; four grandchildren, Letitia (Nick) Pleis, Scott (Diana) Hodges, Brandy Hodges, and Kristi Meier; one great granddaughter, Liliana Hodges.
In addition to her loving husband of 63 years; she was preceded in death by two brothers, June and Buddy Hupp.
Friends may call Saturday, September 12, 2015 from 12 noon until service time at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center.
Funeral service will be at 2 pm, with Revs Sam Roethemeyer and Joe Rowley officiating.
Interment will follow in Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson.
Memorials may be made to Emanuel United Church of Christ, The Lutheran Home or The Lutheran Home Hospice.
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