Iva Lee Meister, 94, of Winner, SD passed away on Monday, May 11, 2020 at the Winner Regional Long-Term Care Center in Winner, SD.
Funeral Services were held on Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. at the Mason Funeral Home in Winner, SD. Burial followed in the Winner City Cemetery.
Iva Lee Meister, age 94, was born to Amos and Irene Harter, Feb. 25, 1926, and passed away May 11, 2020. Iva Lee grew up in Witten South Dakota. She graduated from Winner High School.
She married Kenneth Meister and lived in Winner. She hung wallpaper and as result she met the boss of JC Pennies who offered her a job, where she worked until she took the keys to the store, to the realtor when the store closed.
Iva Lee taught Sunday School from the age of 15 until the of 80 years. She also joined a bowling team and met them every Wednesday morning. Iva Lee was also known for her baking of pies and sharing with friends in the community. She also volunteered at a special needs camp after she retired.
Iva Lee Is survived by two children, Richard John (Dick), wife, Susan and Donna Lee Sjostrom, husband Larry. She has 6 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren. Also surviving are brothers, Fred Harter and William (Bill) Harter, numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Kenneth Meister, sister Iona Kruger, brothers Joe Harter and Stanley Harter.