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Ardis Rhee Meschke

Obituary for Ardis Rhee Meschke

June 30, 1930 - September 19, 2018
Austin, Texas | Age 88

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Ardis Meschke passed away on September 19, 2018 at the age of 88. She was born on June 30, 1930 to Alton and Martha Vanlaningham in Tecumseh, Nebraska.

Ardis was baptized and confirmed at Emmaus Evangelical Lutheran Church in Techumseh. She graduated from St. John's University, Winfield, Kansas in 1951 with a degree in Primary Education. Ardis married Helmuth "Pete" Meschke in July 1952 at Emmaus Lutheran Church, Denver, Colorado.

She is survived by her daughter, Karen Meschke of Austin, Texas; her grandson, Matthew Duarte of Washington, DC; and her sister, Bonnie Lutz of Greeley, Colorado. Ardis is preceded in death by her husband, Helmuth "Pete" Meschke; her parents, Alton and Martha Vanlaningham; her grandson, Frederick Helmuth Duarte; and her brother, Charles Vanlaningham.

Ardis' family wants to thank the staff of Pecan Ridge Memory Care and Encompass Hospice for their excellent care.

Her funeral service will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 3400 Red River, Austin, Texas. A light lunch will be provided at St Paul in the Parlor before the service, beginning around 11:30 am. Interment will follow at Capital Parks Cemetery, Pflugerville, Texas. Serving as pallbearers will be: Gary Currier, Matthew Duarte, Karl Haverland and Roger Haverland

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