Harriet J. Meetz

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Harriet Jane Hixon Meetz

Born on March 19, 1924 in Detroit, Michigan, died June 6, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Stanley Paul Meetz; her parents, Harry and Freda (Rankin) Hixon; her sister, Betty Hixon; brothers, William Hixon and Fred Hixon. She is survived by her children, Maureen (Dr. Ken) Howell of AL, Kendra Meetz of IN, Dr. Richard (Lois) of IN, Janel Meetz (Sheila Bergland) of CO; grandson, Jason (Heather) Howell and great-grandson, Tristen Howell.

Harriet valued education and returned to the work force at IU Hospitals, Patient Accounts, to offer all of her children the opportunity of a college degree. She will be remembered as a gifted artist, avid reader, and an inspired teacher who faced life with a strong will, unlimited curiosity and a wicked sense of humor.

The family thanks the caring staff at Eagle Valley Meadows and the Harrison at Eagle Valley. A private service will be held at the National Cemetery in Phoenix, AZ. Memorial donations may be made in lieu of flowers to the or the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art. Online condolences may be made at: http://www.indianafuneralcare.com

Funeral Home
Indiana Funeral Care
8147 Allisonville Rd Indianapolis, IN 46250
(317) 636-6464
Funeral Home Details
Published in the The Indianapolis Star on June 8, 2014
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