Lake City- Thelma McMeekin, 88, died Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at Stewart Memorial Community Hospital in Lake City. Funeral services were held on Sunday, October 13, 2019 at Lampe Funeral Home in Lake City with burial in the Lake City Cemetery.
Thelma Gladys (Heath) McMeekin was born on June 20, 1931, at McVay Hospital in Lake City to Earl and Gladys (Hatfield) Heath. She graduated from high school in 1949 then attended business school in Omaha. On June 21, 1953, Thelma married James McMeekin at the Methodist Church in Lake City. Through the years Thelma worked at the Lake City State Bank, Heath’s Produce, Watter’s Appliance Center and Mally, Boettcher & Armbrecht Vet Clinic before retiring in 2006. She was a member of Rapid Riders Motorcycle Club, American Legion Auxiliary and IOOF Rebekah Lodge. She was a loving and caring wife, mother, mother-in-law who took care of her family by her excellent cooking, cleaning and nursing. She also enjoyed taking care of all the stray cats that showed up on her porch for years.
Thelma is survived by her daughter Cheryl (Merle) Wuebker of Rockwell City. She was preceded in death by her parents Earl and Gladys Heath, husband James in 2004 and brother Paul Heath.