Born January 3, 1933, in Flint, Mich., she was a daughter of the late Clarence and Gladys (Block) Fischer. She married Rev. Gilbert Meseke on June 15, 1975, in Ann Arbor, Mich.; he survives in New Haven. She was a homemaker and a member of Martini Lutheran Church, New Haven.
Also surviving are three sons and daughters-in-law, Steven and Sharon Meseke of Mt. Clemons, Mich., Scott and Betty Meseke of Centerville, Ohio and Scott and Jill Jedele of Grand Blanc, Mich.; four daughters and sons-in-law. Kimberly and Helio Mendes of Brazil, Karen and Randall Holdeman of Kettering, Ohio; Lori and Rev. David Jung of Pinnconing, Mich., and Michelle “Micki” and Gary Gross of Churubusco; two sisters, Clara Walker of Corunna, Mich. and Gladys Fahselt of Winterhaven, Fla.; 17 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Sally Stewart.
Funeral is 10:30 a.m. Friday, December 31, 2010, at Martini Lutheran Church, 333 E. Moeller Road, New Haven, with calling one hour prior with the Rev. Matthew Kohl officiating. Calling also from 3-8 p.m. Thursday, December 30, 2010, at Thomas Funeral Home, 1277 C.R. 56, Garrett. Burial is 2 p.m. Friday, December 31, 2010, at Clear Lake Lutheran Cemetery, Fremont.
Memorials are to Heartland Hospice or Alzheimer’s Association. To send a condolence or sign the online guestbook visit www.thomasfuneralhome.org.