Frederick E. “Fritz” Meineke, 75 of Cedar Rapids died Friday April 12, 2019 at St. Luke’s Hospital. Services at 11:00 AM on Wednesday at the Morley Community Center in Morley. Burial at the Center Green Cemetery in Morley. There will be a visitation at the Morley Community Center from 9:00 AM until service time on Wednesday. Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include his wife, Linda, two sons Robert (Shelly) of Marengo and R.J. (Joey-Lynn) of Cedar Rapids; a sister Nancy McQuaid of Cedar Rapids and a brother Duane of Olin. He is also survived by four grandchildren Jacob (Crystal), Ryan (Emily), Ellie, and Thomas; four great grandchildren Brennen, Keely, Kyla and Charlotte. He was preceded in death by his parents and a grandson Richard Paul.
Fritz was born on October 16, 1943 in Anamosa the son of Paul and Margaret (Fisher) Meineke. He Married Linda J. Kaune on June 5, 1965 in Hazelton. Fritz was a mechanic and worked at several local business for many years. He later retired from Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home as a courier.
He was a member of the Morley United Methodist Church, and Vigil Member of the Order of the Arrow. Fritz had been an active leader in the Boy Scouts and had been presented the District Award of Merit.
Fritz enjoyed woodworking, welding, gardening and tinkering in his garage. He was a person who would talk to anyone and loved visiting. He will be forever remembered as wonderful husband, father, brother, grandfather and friend whose memory will be cherished by all who knew and loved him.
A memorial fund has been established in Fritz name.