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Obituary for Dawn Marie Meek

Dawn Marie Meek, 60, of Independence, Iowa died Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at Mercy Hospital in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Dawn was born on November 14, 1958 in Independence, Iowa the daughter of John J. and Shirley M. (Voland) Butters. She attended the Independence Community Schools and later receiving her GED. On May 15, 1976 she married Harry J. Meek, Sr., and the couple made their home in Independence. Dawn later graduated from the LaJames College of Cosmetology in Waterloo and worked as a Beautician for Cost Cutters in Cedar Rapids for twelve years.

She enjoyed baking and cooking and loved to spend time with her friends and family.

Dawn is survived by three children; Harry J. Meek, Jr., Joseph J. Meek, and Amanda M. (Juan) Mejia all of Independence, IA. Eight grandchildren, a sister Karen (David) Dubbeld, Wausau, IN, and a brother Bruce (Debbie) Butters, Independence, IA.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Harry in 2016, a brother Wayne Butters in 2004, and an infant sister Mary Louise Butters.

Memorial services will be held at 2 PM Saturday, August 10th in the Reiff Family Center, Independence, IA. With Rev. Paul Evans, First United Methodist Church officiating.

In Lieu of flowers Memorial’s may be left in care of the Reiff Family Center, 216 3rd Ave SE, Independence, IA 50644