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Leroy "Lee" Meinders

August 6, 1932 September 4, 2020
Leroy "Lee" Meinders
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Obituary for Leroy "Lee" Meinders

Leroy "Lee" Meinders, age 88, of Golconda, IL passed away on September 4, 2020 at Parkway Manor in Marion, IL.

He was born August 6, 1932 in Massac County to Edward and Bertha (Kruger) Meinders. Lee married Judith Tucker on August 20, 1961 in Elizabethtown, IL. Lee was a U.S. Marine veteran that served in the Korean War. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Elizabethtown. Lee was retired from Martin Marietta.

Lee is survived by his wife of 59 years, Judy Meinders; niece Alison and husband Stan Powles; nephew, Wade Barnerd; cousin, Dale Bremer.

In addition to his parents, Lee was preceded in death by three sisters, Geraldine Meinders, Pauline Burns, and Frances Marks.

Funeral service will be 2:00 pm Monday September 7, 2020 at the First Baptist Church Elizabethtown, IL. Bro. Ed Lafferty will conduct the service. Burial will follow at the Empire Cemetery in Elizabethtown, IL. Visitation will be from 1:00 pm until time of the service at the church on Monday.

Memorial contributions may be made to: First Baptist Church Memorial Scholarship Fund or First Baptist Food Pantry PO Box 179, Elizabethtown, IL 62931; Baptist Children Home 949 Country Road 1300 N, Carmi, IL 62821

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Visitation

Monday

7

Sep

1:00 PM 9/7/2020 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 9/7/2020 2:00:00 PM
First Baptist Church Elizabethtown

198 W. Market St.
Elizabethtown, IL 62931

First Baptist Church Elizabethtown
198 W. Market St. Elizabethtown 62931 IL
United States

Service

Monday

7

Sep

2:00 PM 9/7/2020 2:00:00 PM
First Baptist Church Elizabethtown

198 W. Market St.
Elizabethtown, IL 62931

First Baptist Church Elizabethtown
198 W. Market St. Elizabethtown 62931 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Empire Cemetery Final Resting Place

Rt 146 East
Elizabethtown, il 62931

Rt 146 East Elizabethtown 62931 il
United States

Memorial Contribution

Baptist Children Home: Baptist Children’s Home and Family Services

949 Country Road 1300 N
Carmi, IL 62821

First Baptist Church Memorial Scholarship Fund

PO Box 179
Elizabethtown, IL 62931
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