Valerie J. Meitz-Pickett a resident of Palatine Valerie's battle with cancer ended at home with family and friends on July 10, 2013. She is survived by her loving husband, Phillip Pickett and her Devoted friends Wendy, Kelly and Monique. She was preceded in death by her mother, June Bolger; father, Joseph E. Meitz; Brother, Steven J. Meitz and sister, Desiree Meitz. Memorial Service 7pm, Thursday, July 25 at Cottonwood Park, 3000 Fox Lane, Palatine, IL. In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Paul Lutheran Church, Senior Ministries, 100 S. School St., Mt. Prospect, IL 60056 appreciated. Arrangements by Cremation Society of Illinois, for information 847-577-6505.