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Thomas Schmidt Meck

Male 1921 - 2009


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  • Name  Thomas Schmidt Meck  [1
    Born  27 Oct 1921  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender  Male 
    Died  15 Sep 2009  Blair House Nursing and Rehab, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Obituary  16 Sep 2009  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    The Hawk Eye 
    • Thomas Schmidt Meck, 87, of Burlington, died Tuesday, September 15, 2009, at Blair House Nursing and Rehab in Burlington.

      Born October 27, 1921, in Burlington, he was the son of Thomas and Meta Schmidt Meck. On September 23, 1945, he married Eileen Frances Broeg. She died August 14, 2006.

      Mr. Meck worked as an electrician through IBEW Local Union 13, most recently with Frank Millard Company He graduated from Burlington High School in 1939. He served in the Navy during World War II in the South Pacific. He was an active member of St. Luke United Church of Christ.

      Survivors include two daughters, Carolyn Fisher of Ankeny and Jan Hankins of Cedar Falls; two sons, Doug Meck of Pella and Bill Meck of rural Muscatine; one sister, Harriet Wootten of Chaska, Minnesota; eight grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; one step great-grandchild; nieces and nephews.

      Besides his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters and one brother.

      The family will receive friends from 3 to 4 p.m. Thursday at St. Luke United Church of Christ in Burlington. The body has been cremated.

      The memorial service for Mr. Meck will be at 4 p.m. Thursday at St. Luke United Church of Christ. Private family burial will be in Aspen Grove Cemetery in Burlington.

      A memorial has been established for St. Luke United Church of Christ. Condolences may be sent to the Meck family at 308 Independence Street, Pella, Iowa 50219.

      Lunning Chapel in Burlington is in charge of arrangements.
    Memorial Service  17 Sep 2009  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Saint Luke United Church of Christ 
    Social Security Administration Information 
    • Thomas S. Meck; born: 27 October 1921; died: 15 September 2009 (V); last residence: 52601 (Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa); last benefit: (none specified); Social Security #: 478-14-2125; state where issued: Iowa
    Buried  17 Sep 2009  Aspen Grove Cemetery, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Person ID  I17364  All Families
    Last Modified  18 Feb 2014 

    Family  Eileen Frances Broeg,   b. 26 Feb 1925, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 2006, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  23 Sep 1945  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Issue 
    • There were four children from this marriage.
    Children 
     1. Douglas Edward Meck
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F6223  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S882] Orr, Paul Robert "Bob" (Reliability: 4).

    2. [S2589] Meck, Thomas Schmidt - Obituary, (originally published in the online edition of The Hawk Eye, September 16, 2009; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S776] Social Security Death Index (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S507] Des Moines County, Iowa - Cemetery Records (GenWeb) (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S2590] Meck, Eileen Frances (Broeg) - Obituary, (originally published in the online edition of The Hawk Eye, August 18, 2006; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).