Leon E. Meirick (1943 - 2011)


JESUP - Leon E. Meirick, 68, of Jesup, died Tuesday, June 21, at Allen Memorial Hospital, Waterloo, following a long cancer illness.
He was born Feb. 19, 1943, in New Hampton, the son of Bernard Anton Meirick and Sedelia (Swehla) Meirick. On June 20, 1964, he was united in marriage to Grace Versluis in Jesup. They later divorced.
He later married Rose Pauline (Elenz) Havlick Meirick, July 25, 1987, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Leon is survived by his wife, Rose Meirick of Jesup. His parents preceded him in death.
Funeral services were Friday, June 24, at St. Athanasius Catholic Church, Jesup. Burial was at St. Athanasius Catholic Cemetery, Jesup.
White Funeral Home of Jesup was in charge of the arrangements.
Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal on June 21, 2011