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Allan E. Meier

Allan E. Meier

Allan E. Meier, age 72 of Grantsburg, Wisconsin, died peacefully on Sunday morning, December 31, 2017, at United Hospital in St. Paul following an extended illness.

Allan Edward, the son of Laurence and Rose (Meier) Meier, was born on June 6, 1945, in St. Paul, Minnesota. He attended St. Bernard's Catholic School/Mechanic Arts and graduated with the class of 1963. On July 15, 1967, Allan was united in marriage to Veronica "Snookie" Schulte at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Hastings. Allan was a life-long sheet metal worker and retired after 43 years of employment. Outside of work, Allan loved to fish, hunt, garden, and most of all, spend time with his family. He was also proud of starting the "Meier Family Booya" which has been a twenty-two year tradition over Labor Day Weekend. Allan was a member of the Knights of Columbus in Grantsburg, as well as the Sheet Metal Workers Union Locals 76 & 10.

He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Nancy in 1969; and by his brothers, Wayne, Richard, and Michael Meier.

Allan is survived by his wife of fifty years, Snookie; children, Allen Meier and Stacy Meier; grandsons, Joshua and Mitchell; siblings, Karen (Gary) Greeley, Alice (Joel) Kosbab, and Steven (Jill) Meier, mother-in-law Mary Seidl; his sister-in-law, Mary Jo Effenberger; and by many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday, January 5, 2018, at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Hastings, with Father David Hennen officiating. Visitation will be held at the church on Friday morning from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish Cemetery.

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Arrangements are being completed by Caturia, Smidt& Starkson Funeral Home & Crematory of Hastings.