Evelyn Alice Buchholtz Meiers, 85, formerly of Tipton, died peacefully with her family by her side Saturday night, April 15, 2017 at the Lutheran Homes Society, Muscatine, Iowa. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, April 20 at 10:30 AM, Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tipton. Burial will be following in the Tipton Masonic Cemetery. Visitation for Evelyn will be held on Wednesday, April 19th between the hours of 4:00 pm until 6:00 pm at Fry Funeral Home, Tipton. A memorial fund has been established to Hospice Compassus of Davenport. Online condolences may be shared at www.fryfuneralhome.com.
Evelyn was born on December 7, 1931 in Alta Vista, Iowa and was the daughter of Louie and Bess Machin Buchholtz. She graduated from Riceville High School in 1951. On August 30, 1964 Evelyn was united in marriage to Richard Alvis Meiers in Tipton, Iowa. Evelyn worked as a sales clerk and the Service Desk Manager for Walmart until her retirement in March of 1998. She was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Tipton.
Evelyn is survived by her daughter, Debra (Jim) Gerardy of Maquoketa, Iowa; her sons, Dennis (Shirley) Meiers of Port Byron, Illinois and Richard (Lisa) Meiers of Solon, Iowa; 7 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren; and her brother, Dean F. Buchholtz of Morris, Illinois. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Richard Meiers and her sister, Rose Marie Miller.
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