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Olinda Meier

Olinda Meier, 92, of Marion, died Sept. 27 at St. Luke Living Center in Marion.

Born Oct. 19, 1917, in Lehigh, to David and Mary (Schneider) Winter, she was the owner of a café in Durham.

On Sept. 5, 1937, she married Melvin Meier in Lehigh. He died in 1993. She was also preceded by son Weldon, in 2004; an infant son, James, in 1941; and a sister, Dorothy Converse, in 2009.

She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Hillsboro.

Survivors include two sons, Owen of Canton and Lloyd of Marion; two sisters, Pearl Besecker and Ruth Ann Dick of McPherson; five grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Zion Lutheran Church in Hillsboro. The Rev. Brett Huebner will officiate.

Burial will be in Lehigh Township Cemetery, rural Lehigh.

Memorial funds have been established with the church and St. Luke Living Center.

Last modified Sept. 29, 2010