Jessie E. Meikle, 80

Published 9:53 am Thursday, February 25, 2016

Jessie E. Meikle, 80, of Austin, Minnesota, died at her home on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016.

Jessie E. Meikle, 80

Jessie E. Meikle, 80

Jessie was born March 1, 1935, at home, on a bright sunny day in Waukon, Iowa, the daughter of Roy and Ina (Evenson) Meikle, and sister of James, Elnor and Sheloy.

Jessie was a kind and loving person, who loved her family very much. She lived in a wonderful home where everyone loved her and took wonderful care of her. Jessie’s work was her passion; she had worked at the Cedar Valley Workshop and Top Flight. She enjoyed making presents for everyone and made toys for her nieces and nephews. She will be greatly missed by all of her family and friends.

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Jessie was preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Ina Meikle; brother, James Meikle; and sister, Sheloy Williams.

She is survived by her sister Elenor Bakke of Austin, Minnesota; nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 26, 2016, at Clasen-Jordan Mortuary Chapel with the Rev. Elizabeth Endicott officiating. Inurnment will be at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery with her parents. Visitation will be on Friday morning from 10:30 a.m. until the time of the service and a luncheon will follow the service.

Thank you to all of you who touched Jessie’s life and made it better. All of you were a true blessing in Jessie’s life. The unconditional love and care that was given made her life so much better. We cannot thank you enough.