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Lucille Meister

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Lucille Julia Meister, 92, of Jefferson City, died Thursday, October 21, 2010, at Oak Tree Villas. She was born on July 27, 1918, in Jefferson City, the daughter of the late Herman Henry and Kathryn B. Schulte Heimericks. She was married on November 25, 1937, in Jefferson City, to Cletus Adam Meister who died on October 6, 1991. Receiving her education at St. Peter Catholic School, Mrs. Meister was employed through the years with Hermanís Department Store, Missouri Division of Employment Security, and Town & Country Flowers. Together with her husband, she managed St. Peterís bowling alley for five years and was an active bowler for over 30 years. She was a past president of Charles E. Still Hospital Guild where she also performed volunteer work. She was a charter member of the Cathedral of Saint Joseph where she was a member of the Home and School Association and a room mother. She and Clete were one of many families that assisted with the Irish nuns who taught at the Cathedral school. Lucille maintained a close relationship with Sister Teresa, a former first grade teacher, who eventually returned to Ireland. Lucille especially enjoyed traveling with family or with a bus tour. She made friends with many with whom she traveled, and continued communication with them. She appreciated being able to see 48 state capitols and visiting all of the Canadian provinces. In September, 2009, Lucille was named ìthe most seasoned Heimericksî at the First Annual Heimericks Reunion. Survivors include one son, Bruce S. (Carol) Meister; one grandson, Steven A. Meister, and his girlfriend, Julie Link; one great-grandson whom she loved very much, Adam Lee Meister, all of Jefferson City and a sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Dorothy and Virgil Gemeinhardt, Springfield, Mo. She was preceded in death by an infant brother, Raymond Heimericks and one sister, Lillian Henricks. Mass of Christian Burial will be 12 noon, on Saturday, October 23, 2010, at the Cathedral of Saint Joseph with the Rev. Brendan Doyle and the Rev. Msgr. Robert A. Kurwicki officiating. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery. Visitation will be 4-6 p.m., today, Friday, October 22, at Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home with a prayer service at 4 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to St. Joseph Cathedral Foundation, 2305 W. Main St., Jefferson City, MO 65109; or Helias Foundation, P.O. Box 694, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0694. Those wishing to email tributes or condolences to the family may do so at www.dulletrimble.com

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