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Carol A. Meurs

August 9, 1942 July 4, 2022
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Obituary for Carol A. Meurs

CAROL A. MEURS, 79, of Fulton, IL, died Monday, July 4, 2022, at her home.

There will be no funeral service or visitation. Cremation rites have been accorded. A private family graveside service will be held at Fulton Township Cemetery in Fulton. The Fulton Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Memorials have been established to Unity Christian School Music Program and Beacon of Hope Hospice in Davenport, IA.

Carol was born August 9, 1942, in Morrison, IL, to Andrew and Jeannette (Dykstra) Bielema. She was educated in the Cottonwood Grade Schools. She was an 8th grade graduate of Unity Christian School and graduated from Fulton High School in 1960. She married Edward W. Meurs at First Christian Reformed Church in Fulton on August 2, 1963. Carol’s first job was at Burpees Seed in Clinton, IA, and then she worked at Fidelity Life. She was a bookkeeper at Central Bank, formerly Fulton State Bank, for a few years until starting her family and later rejoined until retiring to spend time with her granddaughter. She was a member of Bethel Christian Reformed Church in Fulton and was part of the Unity Christian School auxiliary. She also volunteered as a pink lady at Mercy Hospital for 24 years. Carol cherished spending time with her grandchildren.

Survivors include, her husband, Wayne; one daughter, Nicole Meurs of Fulton; one son, Matthew (Carolyn) Meurs of Fulton; four grandchildren, Amaya and John Carter and Halle and Andrew Meurs; one sister, Donna (Irv) Schaver of Georgetown, TX; two brothers, Delbert Beilema of Morrison, IL and Don (Andra) Bielema of Sterling, IL; one stepsister, Patricia (LaVerne) Pessman of Morrison; one sister-in-law, Nancy Bielema of Rockton, IL.

She was preceded in death by her parents; stepfather, John Vanderlaan; two sons, Rodger and Greg Meurs; one brother, Willard Bielema; one stepsister, Janet Vanderlaan; one stepbrother, David Vanderlaan.

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Cemetery Details

Location

Fulton Township Cemetery Final Resting Place

701 Fowler Rd,
Fulton, IL 61252

701 Fowler Rd, Fulton 61252 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Unity Christian Schools - Fulton, IL

Music Program

Beacon of Hope Hospice

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