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Lucille Meier

Lucille Meier, age 102, of Aurora, passed away Friday, July 2, 2021, at Memorial Community Care.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 10:30 A.M., Monday, July 12th at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Aurora. Fr. Loras Grell will officiate. The Rosary will be 7:00 p.m. Sunday at St. Mary's Catholic Church with visitation will be from 5 - 7 p.m. at the church. Memorials may be made to the family to designate at a later date. Higby-McQuiston Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family through the mortuary website at www.higbymortuary.com.


Lucille F. Meier, the daughter of John and Clara (Zarybnicky) Masek was born in Odell, Nebraska on August 22, 1918 and passed away in Aurora, Nebraska on July 2, 2021.

Lucille grew up on a farm near Odell, Nebraska. She graduated from Odell High School in 1936. Lucille obtained her teaching certificate and taught in various country schools in the Odell area, until her marriage.

Lucille and Clarence Meier were married on February 7, 1946 at Odell. They started farming in Steele City, Nebraska, and moved to Hamilton County in 1951. They farmed until their retirement in the 1980's. Clarence passed away on May 13, 2006. Lucille lived on the farm south of Aurora until moving to East Park Villa in 2018.

She was a very active member of the St. Mary's Catholic Church, the Altar Society and Legion Auxiliary. She loved to visit her children and grandchildren, and loved to travel all over the U.S. to visit them. She was also very active in community activities in Aurora.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband and her three siblings, Francis Masek, Cyril Masek and Adelaide Keller.

Those left to cherish her memory are her five children: Bernard (Joy) Meier of Kent, England, James (Claudia) Meier of Houston, Texas, Kevin (Pat) Meier of Lincoln, and Clara Meier of South Bend, Indiana, and Dan Meier of Aurora; 8 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren and many other relatives.

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