Reta Meier, 78, of Cedar Rapids, passed away Saturday, May 9th, 2020, at her home surrounded by her family. Due to COVID 19, a private graveside service will be held at Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery.
Survivors include her husband of 59 years, Jack, son, Jeff(Taree), daughter, Julie Kann(John Hunte). Grandchildren, Andy and Spenser Kann, Peyton and Sierra Meier, and three great grandchildren. Brothers, Floyd(Mary) and Eldon(Marie), sisters, Evanelle(Sam) and Edna(Cliff).
Preceded in death by her parents, son, Jack Jr.
Reta was born June 24, 1941 to parents, Floyd and Katherine Manwiller, in Cedar Rapids. She graduated from Jefferson High School in 1959. Reta married Jack Meier in Cedar Rapids on May 27, 1961. She enjoyed Silver Sneakers, playing dominos, retiree dinners, lunches with high school friends, crossword puzzles, casino trips, and spending time with family. Reta was a four time survivor of cancer, and succumbed to number five.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to American Cancer Society in Reta’s name.