Dolores Maynette (Mattson) Meek, age 83 of Overland Park, Kansas, passed away peacefully on September 7, 2011, at The Grand Court Overland Park, surrounded by her husband and son, physically, and spiritually by family and friends. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, September 10, 2011 at 6:00 pm in the chapel at The Grand Court 6101 W. 119th St. Overland Park, Kansas 66209. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contribution to a charity of the donor’s choice. Services to celebrate her life will be held in Kingsport, TN at a later date. Mrs. Meek was born on November 21, 1927 in Chicago, IL. Dolores received her nursing diploma from Jackson Park Hospital and worked as a registered nurse for a total of 30 years; first at Cook County (Chicago) Hospital and later at Galion (Ohio) Community Hospital.
Dolores married Charles Meek on November 29, 1952. The family moved to Ohio in 1960, with a move to Kingsport, TN in 1979, where she was active at Colonial Heights Presbyterian Church. Dolores and Charlie have resided in Overland Park, since January 2010. She was preceded in death by her parents, Gustav and Agnes Mattson and son, Daniel C. Meek. She is survived by her husband, Charles; son, David (Vicki) Meek of Leawood, KS; daughters, Christine (Fred) Fischer of Lewisville, NC and Catherine (Mark)Chapman of Fort Mill, SC and grandchildren, Kate and Daniel Meek, Paul and Rosemary Fischer and John, Hannah and Claire Chapman.
The family would like to thank the employees and friends at Grand Court and Crossroads Hospice for their loving care.
Arr: Signature Funerals 8019 State Line Rd. KCMO 64114 www.signaturefunerals.com