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Elaine Meade


Elaine M. Meade, 75, of Oxford, passed away Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017, at Mercy Iowa City surrounded by her family. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, at St. Peter's Catholic Church in Cosgrove with Father Robert Cloos officiating. Burial will follow at St. Peter's Cemetery. Vistation will be at St. Peter's Church hall on Wednesday, Nov. 1, from 3 to 7 p.m., with a prayer vigil at 6:30 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established for Iowa City Hospice and St. Peter's Catholic Church.
Peterseim Funeral Home in Kalona is assisting with arrangements.
Elaine Margaret (Wagner) Meade was born Oct. 20, 1942, the daughter of Ralph and Grayce (Gorvin) Wagner. She graduated from Oxford High School. On Oct. 18, 1961, she was united in marriage to Loren Meade at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Oxford. Elaine worked at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and at Colony Village in Little Amana.
She was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church and enjoyed going to the casino and spending time with her friends and family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Survivors include her husband, Loren, of Oxford; three children, Bryan Meade, Chris (Bill) Weldon and Renee (Kirk) Madden; eight grandchildren, David and Rachel Meade, Andrea, Joe and Alyssa Weldon, Kyle and Malana Madden and Macy (Zach) Dresser, two great- grandsons, Dylan and Dawson Dresser; seven siblings, Marlene Meade, Bob (Mary) Wagner, Joan (Jack) Kahler, Gordon (Leola) Wagner, Jim (Judy) Wagner, Daryl Wagner and Kathy Bender, and a sister-in-law, Thelma Kolar.
Preceding Elaine in death were her parents and one brother, Richard Wagner.