Mary Ellen Meier, age 75, of Waupaca, passed away on Sunday, June 9, 2013 at Riverside Hospital. She was born on April 7, 1938, in Waupun, the daughter of the late Clifford and Jessie Mae (Yarnall) Isom. Mary has been a lifelong Wisconsin resident. She was a member of the Homemakers and the Red Hat Society of Waupaca. Many know Mary as an amazing, fun loving, caring and giving lady. She loved spending time with her family and in the garden.
Mary is survived by her husband: Robert Meier; her children: Mark (Leslie) Van Alstine; Brian (Cathy) Van Alstine; Craig Van Alstine; and Julie (Jeff) Arend; step-children: Laurie, Lee, and Keith Meier; grandchildren: Erinn and Shannen Van Alstine; Tabatha, Matthew (Ashley), and Addison Van Alstine; Becky and Brad Harris; Brian and River Van Alstine; and Joseph (Amanda) Skinner; step-grandchildren: Andy (Cassie) and Brent ; great grandchildren: Dylan, Jordan, Austin, and Violet Rose; sisters: Shirley (Bruce) Erickson and Donna (Ken) Dierburger; brother-in-law: Fred (Sue) Rosenmeier; sisters-in-law: Nancy Isom; Janice (Gene) Wasmer; and Barbara (Bill) Fagerstrom. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. Mary was preceded in death by her brother, Robert Isom.
A celebration of life for Mary Ellen will be held at 4:00 pm on Friday, June 14, 2013 at the Wichmann Funeral Home Tri County Chapel. Rev. Tim Albrecht will be officiating. The family will receive relatives and friends on Friday from 3:00 pm until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Children's Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit are appreciated. Online condolences can be offered at www.wichmannfargo.com.