Dorothy Mae Van Meter

Dorothy Mae Van Meter, 77, of West Burlington, formerly of Boone, died Friday, Oct. 19, 2007, at her home.

Born April 3, 1930, in Ogden, she was the daughter of Hans and Chistina Rohlfs Giese. On Nov. 15, 1953, she married Boyd R. Van Meter in Ogden. He died in 1996.

Mrs. Van Meter worked 19 years as an office assistant with the Boone County Engineer's Department. She graduated from Ogden High School in 1948. She was a member of Concordia Lutheran Church of Burlington and past member of Trinity Lutheran Church of Boone.

She was a member of the Dorothy Club of Ogden and Iowa County Engineers Office Organization and a member and leader of Weight Watchers. She enjoyed bowling with the BNR Keglers team, crossword puzzles, embroidery and reading daily portels of prayer and her study Bible. She was an excellent seamstress.

Survivors include one son, David B. Van Meter of Woodbridge, Va; one daughter, Christine M. Van Meter of West Burlington; two grandsons; and nephews.

Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, eight siblings and two nephews.

Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Monday at Schroeder-Walter Funeral Home in Boone, where the family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. A visitation at Trinity Lutheran Church in Boone will be from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.

The funeral for Mrs. Van Meter will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Boone, with the Rev. Lindsay Watkins officiating. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery in Ogden.

Memorials have been established for Trinity Lutheran Church of Boone and Concordia Lutheran Church in Burlington.

From: The Hawk Eye -Burlington, Iowa.  October 22, 2007.

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