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Memorial Visitation

Christ Community Lutheran Church
Friday November 3rd, 2017
5:00pm - 9:00pm

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Memorial Service

St. Paul United Church of Christ (Floraville)
Saturday November 4th, 2017

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Frances Mary "Curly the Clown" Meyer

Frances Mary "Curly the Clown" Meyer, nee Wittenauer, 84, of Waterloo, Illinois, died November 2, 2017, in Waterloo, IL. She was born February 11, 1933, near Hecker, IL.

She is survived by her husband Willis "Butch" Meyer; children Dennis (Virginia) Brand, Shirley (Michael) Stiening, Nancy (Kenneth) Schanz, Allen (Gina) Brand, Janet (Tim) Tessler, and Eric (Melissa) Meyer; step sons Kevin Meyer and Curtis (Kellie) Meyer; step daughter Tyana "Renne" (Stan) Melching; grandchildren Lorrie (John) Naumann, Chad (Amelia) Stiening, Rhonda (Eric) Major, Angie (Jeff) Filipiak, Denise Buettner, Todd Brand, Brian (Payton) Kaspr, Christa Stiening, Andrew (Andrea) Brand, Heather (Jerry) Sherman, Steven (Julie) Kasprzyk, Layne Meyer, & Kloey Meyer; 6 step grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; 8 step great grandchildren; brothers Clement Wittenauer and Walter "Bud" (Millie) Wittenauer; sister Rosemary Livingston; nieces; nephew; cousins; & many friends.

Frances was preceded in death by her parents Walter F. and Frances (nee Kreher) Wittenauer; sister Rose Marie in infancy, brother Delbert Wittenauer, sisters Rita M. Kelley and Mary Anne Wittenauer; infant grandson Christopher Stiening; brothers-in-law; & sisters-in-law.

Member of SS Peter & Paul - Waterloo, St. Paul UCC - Floraville, & Waterloo Quadrilles; Volunteer for Sister Cities, Hospice of Southern Illinois, Waterloo Senior Site, RSVP, & Monroe Council for the Handicapped; and entertained as Curly the Clown.

Frances was kind & caring with a passion for bringing smiles & laughter to others. She truly enjoyed volunteering, dancing, & traveling.

In lieu of flowers the family prefers memorial contributions to: 
The Frances Meyer Care Enhancement Fund for Oak Hill,
Hospice of Southern Illinois, or
Robert Mathews Foundation

Memorial Visitation:
5 PM to 9 PM Friday, November 3, 2017 at Quernheim Funeral Home
4 PM until time of service Saturday, St. Paul United Church of Christ in Floraville, IL

Memorial Service:
5:30 PM Saturday, November 4, 2017 at St. Paul United Church of Christ in Floraville, IL
Pastor Matt Friz officiating

A Celebration of Life meal will be immediately following service at St. Paul UCC in Floraville, IL

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Accept my sympathy on the loss of your mother/grandmother. I loved her energy and laughter. She will be remembered as a great lady!

Bonnie Hoffman Nov 9 2017 12:00 AM

We would like to offer our sincere sympathy on the passing of your mom.
Rick and Kelly

Rick and Kelly Shilliday Nov 4 2017 12:00 AM

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