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Marie Meier, nee Paloucek

Posted By Hitzeman Funeral Home On April 5, 2016 @ 3:10 pm In Obituary | 9 Comments

Marie Meier, nee Paloucek, age 95, longtime resident of Brookfield, IL., passed away on Monday, April 4, 2016 at the Chateau Center in Willowbrook. Beloved wife, for 43 years, of the late Henry N. Meier, Sr.; devoted mother of Henry (Cynthia) Meier, Jr., Patricia (Edward) Bednar and Cynthia (Thomas) Geishecker; cherished grandmother of Lindsey Meier, Henry (Erin) Meier III, Lisa Dome, Eddy Bednar, Jerry Bednar, Julie (Troy) David, Steven Geishecker, Scott (Marie) Geishecker and Kristi (Matthew) Pisanko; loving great-grandmother of Christian Meier, William Meier, Joseph Dome, Shela Dome, Emily Dome, Colin Geishecker, Ryan Pisanko, Leah Pisanko and Kayla Pisanko; loving great-great-grandmother of Weylen Cadorette. She was born in Yugoslavia in 1920. At the age of 18 months, she and her mother immigrated to the United States, through Ellis Island, to reunite with her father in Chicago. After high school, she attended business classes to become a comptometer operator. Through the years she worked for Chrysler Corporation, Reynolds Metals and Sears. She retired from Sears at 62 years of age. She was a lifelong member of the Czechoslovak Society of America. She was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Brookfield, Illinois, for many years. Mom loved to cook, bake, read, travel and most of all, spend time with her beloved family. Every Sunday was considered an open house for family and friends to drop by to enjoy the feast Mom had lovingly prepared. We have been greatly blessed by the Lord, to have had such a wonderful mother and grandmother for so long. She will be forever in our hearts and souls, until we are reunited again in Heaven. Visitation Friday, April 8, 2016, 10:30 A.M. to Time of Service 11:30 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home Ltd., 9445 West 31st Street, Brookfield, IL. 60513. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery. Memorials appreciated to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 9035 Grant Ave, Brookfield, IL 60513. Information 708-485-2000 or www.HitzemanFuneral.com.

Condolences for the family of “Marie Meier, nee Paloucek”

Condolence from Paul & Brenda Czarapata on April 5th, 2016 4:31 pm

My heart goes out to you and your family at this difficult time.

Condolence from John Taylor on April 5th, 2016 7:52 pm

Cindy, Tom and family,

Our deepest sympathy at Marie’s passing. She lived a long and fulfilling life and will be missed by all. You can be comforted by the knowledge that she has gone on to a better place.

John and Mary Taylor and family

Condolence from Bob and Donna Silha on April 6th, 2016 5:30 am

Our hearts are breaking because we lost Auntie Mae, but joyous that she now is reunited with Uncle Hank and George and Sylvia probably being bathing beauties at Grandpa’s cottage. We loved her so much, and we will never be the same without her. God bless her and welcome her now and forever. With all our love Bob and Donna

Condolence from Kathy Weidner on April 6th, 2016 4:42 pm

So sorry for your loss. When I think of your Mom…I remember her always smiling…..and being happy… What a sweet woman she was…and a good friend to my Aunt Jenny..and our family. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Condolence from Carole Smith on April 7th, 2016 4:05 pm

Dearest Cindy, as your dear mother is welcomed into Heaven, we are certain that while she is now with God, God is also with you. Therefore, the chain of love remains unbroken. May the Lord of Hosts stand His ministering angels in a close hedge of support and comfort around you and your family and friends. Love, Carole

Condolence from Henry N. Meier, Jr. on April 7th, 2016 11:14 pm

#1 Mother. I know. You taught us life; you taught us Love. You did well. And all we can do is give you thanks. Super Mom – Marie P. Meier. I await our reunion in that room prepared for us. You live on in our heart, but you will be missed. Good Bye Mom, but not forever.

Condolence from Jim and Gail Slechta on April 8th, 2016 8:00 pm

We were so sorry to hear of your Moms passing. I remember her fondly..She would be pleased to know a very nice young family lives in her old house. Please accept our sympathy.

Condolence from Linda Freehling on April 10th, 2016 12:21 am

Forever my second mom. Will miss her so much. Her smile could melt any heart. Henry, Patti, and Cindy, you had the best. Can’t wait to see her again when the Lord returns.

Condolence from Nadia on April 17th, 2018 10:37 am

To the Meier family, I’m very sorry for your loss. I wanted to offer you some comfort that I’ve found in the Bible. In John 11:25 Jesus said “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who exercises faith in me, even though he dies, will come to life.” It’s my hope that you can draw comfort and strength from this promise that we can see the loved ones we have lost to death again. (Acts 24:15)

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