Wednesday, August 6th, 2008
Former New Knoxville resident, James Lee Meckstroth, 60, died at 8:20 a.m. Aug. 5, 2008, at the Heritage Manor Nursing Center, Minster, where he had resided for five years. Death was due to cancer.
He was born Nov. 12, 1947, in Lima, to Leroy and Edith Duhme Meckstroth.
Survivors are a sister, Karen (Larry) Niemeyer, New Knoxville.
He retired from Crown Equipment Corp., New Bremen, where he worked in assembly. He was a member of the First United Church of Christ, New Knoxville, and New Knoxville Historical Society, and the Crown Equipment 25-Year Club, New Bremen.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. David Williams officiating. Burial will follow at Pilger Ruhe Cemetery, New Knoxville.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Friday and after 9:30 Saturday at the Heritage Room of the church.
Contributions can be made to First UCC radio broadcast fund or the New Knoxville Historical Society.
Condolences can be left at www.millerfuneralhomes.net.
Vornholt-Miller Funeral Home, New Knoxville, is handling arrangements.
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