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Doris L. Meister

September 13, 1928 — January 18, 2019

Doris L. Meister, nee Hesterberg, 90, of Waterloo, IL, died January 18, 2019, in Red Bud, IL. She was born September 13, 1928, in Fults, IL.

She is survived by her children Deborah L. (Bob) Barnes, Kent V. (Karen) Meister, and Pamela R. (Terry) Rippelmeyer; grandchildren Jesse Barnes, Amanda (Sean) Frenick, Joshua Rippelmeyer, Kate (Tanner) Springer, Eric Meister, Tristan (Karen) Rippelmeyer, and Margret Rippelmeyer; great grandchildren Tyler Barnes, Grayson Frenick, Dane Barnes, Kamryn Barnes, Coen Frenick, Deacon Springer, Harper Rippelmeyer, Ryker Springer, Zara Rippelmeyer, Caylum Springer; sister Lil Hohnbaum; sisters-in-law Laverne Hesterberg and Shirley Hesterberg; brother-in-law Frederick Meister; nieces; nephews; & cousins.

She is preceded in death by her husband Willard A. Meister; parents Raymond & Frieda (nee Juelfs) Hesterberg; brothers Vernon and Ray E. Hesterberg; sisters-in-law; & brothers-in-law.

Doris was a member of St. John UCC - Maeystown, IL, Women's Fellowship, served on the Consistory of St. John UCC - president 1987-1988, retired from Monroe County Nursing Home after 29 years of service, served on the Monroe County Nursing Home Endowment Board, read to kindergarten children at Valmeyer Grade School for many years, & helped with bingo at the nursing home.

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 
St. John UCC - Maeystown

4 PM to 8 PM Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at Quernheim Funeral Home
9 AM until time of service Wednesday at St. John United Church of Christ

10 AM Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at St. John United Church of Christ in Maeystown, IL
Pastor Patrick Poole officiating
Interment at St. John Cemetery in Maeystown, IL

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Tuesday, January 22, 2019

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

St. Paul United Church of Christ (Waterloo)

200 N Main St, Waterloo, IL 62298

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

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