Monday, July 21, 2003

Obituary: Howard W. Meiller

MADISON - Howard W. Meiller, age 97, passed away on Saturday, July 19, 2003. He was born July 21, 1905, the only child of Clarence and Elida (Morrick) Meiller. Howard was a member of the last class to graduate from the old Madison High School. He was employed for many years by the 3 F Laundry and was a housekeeper at the Edgewater Hotel. Howard was a big UW football, basketball, and boxing fan and was a W Club security guard for many years. Howard and his late wife, "Honey" traveled the US, Europe, Africa and Russia. He is survived by a daughter, Marilyn (Arley); a son, Thomas (Rene); six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two nephews and a niece. Services will be private. The family wishes to thank HospiceCare and the staff at Wynwood East, for their care and support. Special thanks to the neighbors on East Dayton Street who performed many acts of kindness that enabled Howard to remain in his home well into his 90's., Cress Funeral &, Cremation Service, 6021 University Avenue, (608) 238-8406

Originally published in the Wisconsin State Journal on July 21, 2003

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