Meta Meske, age 98, passed away on Sunday, May 20, 2012, at Marquardt Memorial Manor.
Meta was born in Withee, on Dec. 13, 1913, but lived most of her life in Watertown. She was married to Walter B. R. Meske, who owned and operated an electrical contracting business. Meta worked as his bookkeeper and in later years worked in the cafeteria at Watertown Memorial Hospital. She was a member of Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church and had been a volunteer at the Watertown Public Library.
Meta is survived by her daughter, Arlene (Gordon) Neary of Chesterfield, Miss.; her sister, Margaret Smith of Pewaukee; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Walter; sons, Robert, Donald and Delmer; and daughters, Dorothy Riebe and Ruth Johnson.
A family graveside service has been held at Oak Hill Cemetery with Pastor Terry Larson of Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church officiating.
Schmutzler-Vick Funeral Home 500 Welsh Road Watertown