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Obituaries

Elsie Meyer

PERU — Elsie R. Meyer, 91, formerly of Ladd, died at 4:41 p.m. Tuesday, May 21, 2013, in Manor Court of Peru.

Born Oct. 24, 1921, in Ladd to Louis and Olivia (Fanti) Zaccanti, she married Harry “Hebs” Meyer Nov. 24, 1951. He preceded her in death on July 28, 1972.

She worked at Westclox and then Graphic’s in Ladd until her retirement.

She was a member of St. Benedict’s Church in Ladd.

Surviving are two sisters, Lorraine Steinbach of Collinsville and Ann Koenen of Peru; and several nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by two brothers, one sister and three sisters in infancy.

A Mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Holy Trinity Church, Cherry, with the Rev. Patrick Fixsen officiating. Burial will be in the Ladd Cemetery.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the services Saturday in the church.

The Hurst Funeral Home in Ladd is handling arrangements.

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