Grace Bertha Meier (Regnery) 1925-2014, 88 died Wednesday at the Hospice Alliance House in Pleasant Prairie after a brief illness.
Grace was born Sept 7, 1925 in Kenosha to John and Clara Regnery. She married Edward Meier on May 20th, 1948 and was happily married 63 years; Ed preceded her in death in 2011.
She is survived her brother Jim Regnery of Tampa, sons Thomas (Robyn) of Brookfield, William and Michael (Roxanne) of Kenosha, grandson Ryan Meier of Milwaukee, Granddaughters Sarah Anderson(Meier) of Delafield, Brittany and Brianne Meier of Kenosha. She was blessed with great grandchildren, Edwyn Meier, Alex Meier, Ava Anderson, Ruby Anderson, and Charlotte Meier.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Ed, son Timothy, and her brothers Wally, Donald, and Jack.
Grace lived a very religious and active life, always a very caring person to one in need actively involved with the Church and helping others. She loved playing cards, especially bridge and enjoyed every opportunity to teach someone the game. Her bridge club still got together after some 50 years. She was a member of the choir at St. Thomas and active in St Mary’s Catholic Church later.
Grace continued to volunteer to assist at Brookside Nursing Home for Masses, volunteered at the Kenosha Soup Kitchen. She loved to cook and experiment with new receipts, looking to family to experiment with. She enjoyed spending the winters in Florida with family and friends, spending time with her many nephews and nieces.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday May 21, 2014 at 11:00AM at St. Mary’s Catholic Church (corner of 39th Ave. and 73rd St.) A time for visiting with the family will be held on Wednesday at the church from 9:30AM until the time of Mass. Burial will follow at St. James Cemetery.