Genevieve Geneva Meixner, 100, of Tipton passed away March 8, 2014 at Cedar Manor Nursing Home in Tipton, Iowa. Funeral services to honor her memory and life will be held at 10:30 AM, Thursday, March 13, 2014, at Fry Funeral Home in Tipton, Iowa. Norman Anderson will officiate. Phil Petersen will be the eulogist. Burial will follow at Masonic Cemetery, of Tipton, Iowa. Visitation will be held Wednesday evening, from 5-7 PM at Fry Funeral Home in Tipton, Iowa. Memorials in Genevieve's honor may be designated to Cedar Manor Nursing Home and Apartments.
Genevieve was born July 6, 1913 in Cedar County, Iowa. Her loving parents were John and Lucy (Witmer) Ford. Genevieve attended rural Cedar County schools. On October 26, 1933, Genevieve married John Frederick Meixner. Genevieve and John had 2 children, Betty and Rolland. She was a wonderful homemaker and mother all of her years.
Genevieve was a member of the Rochester United Methodist Church in Rochester, IA and UMW. She loved gardening, slot machines, garage-saling, crafts, cooking and, above all, family.
She is survived by her daughter, Betty (Gerald) Morris of Tipton, Iowa; 5 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; 1 step-great-grandchild; and 3 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, John in 1983; son, Rolland in 2008; brothers, Frank, Clarence Sr., Lawrence, Peter, Dan, James and Charles; sisters, Ellen Myers, Bertha Proctor, Violet Pohlman, Viola Gritton and Nellie Schneider.