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George J. Meuschke

Monday, October 11, 2004

George J. Meuschke, 82, of Marshall, died Sunday, Oct. 10, 2004, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13, at First Christian Church in Marshall. William W. Harlow will officiate. Friends may call Tuesday, Oct. 12, at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. Burial will be in Ridge Park Cemetery in Marshall. Memorials are suggested to Butterfield Youth Services.

Born Oct. 8, 1922, in Lincoln, he was the son of the late George Henry Meuschke and Nellie Heermann Meuschke. He was married to Shirley Jean Windmeyer. On Nov. 29, 1975, he married George Ann Ficklin Parish, who survives of the home. He was raised in Slater and lived in Marshall most of his life. He lived in Bennett Springs from 1981 to 1989. He was a graduate of Slater High School and attended the University of Missouri-Columbia. He was owner and operator of George J. Meuschke Insurance Agency Inc. in Marshall. He was chairman of the educational committee of Missouri Independent Agents Association and was its Insurance Man of the Year in 1978. He was a member and past president of the Marshall Chamber of Commerce, a retired member of Kiwanis Club, co-founder and past chairman of the board of Butterfield Youth Services and a member of First Christian Church in Marshall. He was a U.S. Navy/Air Corps veteran of World War II and a member of American Legion Post 191 in Marshall.

Additional survivors include four children, John M. Meuschke and wife Pat of Chesterfield, Gaylen Eades and husband Paul of Ellisville, Fred B. Meuschke and wife Candy of Lenexa, Kan., and Jeff W. Meuschke of Kansas City; five stepchildren, Ann Parish Andrews and husband David of Lawrence, Kan., Allen S. Parish Jr. and wife Terri of Corpus Christi, Texas, John C. Parish of Parkville, Mary Thompson of Branford, Conn., and Tom Parish and wife Kelly of Overland Park, Kan.; one brother, Robert H. Meuschke of Reno, Nev.; one sister, Pat Plains of Marshall; 18 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Orleen Roberts.

Additional information provided per family recompense.