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Phyllis Meier

July 29, 1927 — March 18, 2023

Cross Plains

Phyllis Lenore Meier went home to be with her Lord and Savior on March 18, 2023. She died peacefully in her sleep at Milestone Assisted Living in Cross Plains WI.  She was born July 29, 1927, the oldest daughter of Arthur and Nora Schreurs of Sheboygan WI. She graduated from Sheboygan High School and attended Lakeland College where she met her future husband, Richard Meier of Madison WI. They lived in Madison and raised five children. She loved being in the outdoors playing golf and snowmobiling with her husband and friends. She loved being with her family, especially her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was active and faithfully served in her church, Grace Bible Church, Madison WI.  She served in the AWANA program, Child Evangelism Fellowship and the Christian Woman’s Club. Her home and cottage were always open to christian friends and those in need. It was her sincere desire that every one she knew would come the know Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior.

She is survived by her children, Ken (Michelle), Linda, Tim (Debbe) and Jim (Sally), ten grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Richard, her daughter Patricia, her parents Arthur and Nora and her sister Vonnie.

A memorial service will be held at 11:30 am on Monday March 27, 2023 at Cress Funeral Home, 6021 University Ave, Madison Wi.  A visitation will precede the service from 10:00 am until 11:30 am.  Following the service she will be buried at Sunset Memory Gardens. In lieu of flowers, the family would like you to consider a memorial donation in her name to one of her special charities: Hope for ABBA’s children c/o GMI PO Box 9405, Grand Rapids MI 49509; Northern Grace Youth Camp 14390 County Rd VV Gillett, WI 54124, Agrace HospiceCare, 5395 E. Cheryl Parkway Madison WI 53711. A special thanks to all those that loved and cared for Mom especially in her last days, the staff at Milestone Assisted Living, Agrace Hospice and the many friends that called to support her.

Mom, we will miss your sense of humor and your gentle smile. We know that you are in a better place and at peace and able to enjoy the presence of your Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and those loved ones that have preceded you. We will always remember the advice that you gave us, “Trust in the Lord with all your heart; lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him and he will direct thy paths.” Proverbs 3:5-6.

For those unable to attend the service in person, you may join at the link below:

Cress Center

6021 University Ave. Madison

(608) 238-8406

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