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Edmond F. "Ed" Meschke
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Edmond “Ed” Meschke

Edmond “Ed” Meschke, 89, Dekalb, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, October 18, 2017, at his home.
He was born in Rolla, Missouri to Bruno and Emma Meschke on February 27, 1928.
Edmond served in the U.S. Marine Corp from 1947-1950; in 1949 he served with the United Nations in HIFA Palestine.
He married LaVonne E. Goyer in April 1950; she precedes him in death. They were blessed with three children.
Edmond worked for Rolla Electric until 1953 when they moved to Kansas City, Missouri where he took a job with Pitney Bowes, Inc. as a Customer Service Engineer. In 1957 he accepted a transfer to St. Joseph, Missouri as a Resident Customer Service Engineer, where he worked until he retired on December 1, 1989.
He married Dolores Leaming January 22, 1998; she survives of the home. They were both avid travelers and loved fishing; especially for trout. They belonged to the Good Joe Sam’s Chapter Camping Club and Membership Coordinators for the Missouri Good Sam organization for 4 years. They were also members of Midwest RV Camping Club of St. Joseph, Missouri.
He is also preceded in death by his parents; five brothers and three sisters.
Survivors include his wife of 19 years, Dolores; daughters, Cheryl Boyer (Lloyd), Tammy Barnett (Mike); son, Terry Meschke (Jodie); grandchildren, Mark Boyer, Sarah Meschke, Aaron Meschke, Bradley Miller, Kenton Miller; great grandchildren, Grace Boyer, Jackson Boyer, Zoey Miller, Piper Miller; numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.
The family will gather with friends 4:00 to 6:00 P.M. Sunday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Farewell Services 10:00 A.M. Monday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Mosaic Life Care Hospice.

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Memorial Park Cemetery

5005 Frederick Ave
St. Joseph , Missouri 64506

Memorial Contribution

Mosaic Life Care Hospice


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