Agnes Meinz

Thursday, June 23, 2005

Agnes Louise Meinz, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, June 21, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center.

She was born Jan. 11, 1917, at Allenville, daughter of Guy and Ruth Mansker Lesch. She and Carl William Meinz were married Dec. 12, 1950, in Piggott, Ark. He died July 8, 1959.

Meinz was manager of Fabricland and House of Fabrics stores, and worked in the nursery of First Baptist Church 30 years, and the nursery at Cape Bible Chapel. She was a member of First Baptist Church, had been a Girl Scout leader and Sunday school teacher.

Survivors include a daughter, Joy Lynn Benton of Cape Girardeau; two brothers, Todd Lesch of Bloomington, Minn., Ivan Lesch of Delta; two sisters, Joan Truman of Tahlequah, Okla., Drucille of Gainesville, Fla.; and two grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three brothers.

Friends may call at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home from 4 to 8 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Mike Shupert officiating. Burial will be in Cape County Memorial Park.