James F. Meier

James F. Meier, 88, Shawnee, Kansas passed away October 30, 2016.  A visitation will be held 9:30 – 10:00 AM, Friday, November 4, 2016 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Shawnee, KS.  Mass will follow at 10:00 AM.

Jim was born August 9, 1928 in Beattie, Kansas.  He was US Navy Veteran of the Korean War. Jim worked for Union Pacific Railroad for 40 years until his retirement.

He is preceded in death by: parents, Lawrence & Josie Meier; son, Paul Meier; granddaughter, Emily Meier; brother, Lawrence Meier and sister, Margaret Studer; first wife, Marian (Morgan) Meier; second wife, Phyllis Meier.  Survivors include; daughter & son in law, Patricia Meier & Lincoln Mitchell, Kansas City, Missouri; daughter & sons in law, Mary Lou & Tim Hunt, Overland Park, Kansas, Kathleen Atkinson & Bill Griffiths, Kansas City, Kansas; sons & daughters in law, Dennis & Mary Beth Meier, Lenexa, Kansas, Donald & Michelle Meier, Olathe, Kansas; daughter in law, Dortha Meier, Bonner Springs, Kansas; seventeen grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren.


  1. Laura and Charlie King Hagen on October 31, 2016 at 11:23 pm

    We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our hearts.

  2. Cindy Pruneda on November 1, 2016 at 11:22 am

    So sorry for the loss of your grandpa prayers for strength and love. May you find peace and comfort in the beautiful memories you have together.

    Ernie and Cindy Pruneda

  3. Mike & Cathy Meier on November 1, 2016 at 3:32 pm

    Patty, Mary Lou, Kathy, Dennis, Donald

    We are so sorry for your loss. Cathy and I will be in Dallas on Friday so we will not be able to attend the memorial for your Dad. Please let us know if there is a memorial. Take care and God bless.

    Mike & Cathy Meier

  4. Kathleen and Tom Miller on November 1, 2016 at 4:31 pm

    Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.

  5. Jay &Debbie Lawson on November 1, 2016 at 9:41 pm

    We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers to your family.
    Jay and Debbie Lawson

  6. Pat Lamb on November 1, 2016 at 9:54 pm

    So sorry Denny and MaryBeth….our thoughts are with you…wishing peace for all

  7. John & Sheryl Maguire on November 1, 2016 at 10:14 pm

    What a legacy left – seventeen grandchildren and twelve great grands! A life fully lived – another hero of the greatest generation gone. So very sorry for your loss. Peace to all.

  8. The Van Bruwaene's on November 3, 2016 at 11:48 pm

    We are so sorry for your loss! May God Bless You All & hold you in the palm of his hand & may you honor your dad by celebrating his life.

  9. Rhonda on November 6, 2016 at 12:24 pm

    I must convey my respect for your generosity for individuals that must have help with this one situation. Your real commitment to passing the solution all-around came to be particularly functional and has continually encouraged others just like me to realize their desired goals. Your own helpful guideline entails so much to me and extremely more to my peers. With thanks; from all of us.


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