Rushville Republican

March 27, 2013

Frances H. Meer, 91

Rushville Republican

RUSHVILLE — Frances H. Meer, 91, of Rushville, passed away March 26, 2013, at Flatrock River Lodge.

She was born June 29, 1921, in Adams County, a daughter of the late Austin O. and Louise (Bogner) Straub. She graduated from Straughn High School and later married Clarence B. Meer Sept. 25, 1943. He preceded her in death April 19, 1985.

Frances was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church and Sodality. She was a homemaker, loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Those left to cherish her memory include a daughter, Lou (Phil) Starkey of Rushville; sons, Tim (Marcia) Meer and Bob (Susan) Meer, both of Milroy; 10 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one sister, Mary Girod; and two brothers, Arthur and Joseph Straub.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday April 2, 2013, at St. Mary Catholic Church with Rev. Jeremy Gries officiating. Burial will follow in Rushville’s Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, April 1, 2013, at Todd Funeral Centre & Crematory with the rosary recited at 4 p.m.

Memorials may be made to St. Mary Catholic Church (any fund), 512 N. Perkins St., Rushville, IN 46173; or Our Hospice, 2626 E. 17th St., Columbus, IN 47201.

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