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Obituary: James C. Meekma

March 13, 1929 – December 15, 2018

information provided by Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home

James C. Meekma, age 89 of Lansing, IL, passed away at his home surrounded by his family on Sunday, December 16, 2018.

He is survived by his son: Jim (Deborah) Meekma; daughter: Shelly Meekma; grandson: Jimmy Meekma; sisters: Grace Atkins and Jane Michaels; and his granddog: Buddy. Mr. Meekma was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 61 years: Gerry (nee Maffei); one brother and three sisters.

Friends are invited to visit with the Meekma family on Wednesday, December 19, 2018, from 3:00–8:00pm at the Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home, 3227 Ridge Rd., Lansing, IL.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, December 20, at 10:00am at the funeral home. Mr. Meekma will be laid to rest in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Alsip, IL, at a later date.

Mr. Meekma honorably served our country in the U.S. Army. He was a self-employed landlord. He loved car racing and especially playing cards with his grandson Jimmy.


VISITATION: Wednesday, December 19, 2018, 3:00–8:00pm
Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home
3227 Ridge Rd.
Lansing, Illinois 60438

FUNERAL SERVICE: Thursday, December 20, 2018, 10:00am
Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home
3227 Ridge Rd.
Lansing, Illinois 60438

FINAL RESTING PLACE: Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Alsip, Illinois


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