Drew B. Meldahl


Died: April 15, 2013
Drew B. Meldahl, 79, of Washington, IL died at 1:05 pm Monday, April 15, 2013 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, IL.\\nBorn on March 20, 1934 in Cisco, IL to Edgar Rex and Lucille Beatrice Barclay Meldahl, he married Donna J. Curtis on April 20, 1957 in Decatur, IL. She survives.\\nAlso surviving are 3 children, Sally Anne (R. Michael) Dunston of O’Fallon, MO, Lori S. (Dennis) McGrew of Grand Rapids, MI, and Evan Drew Meldahl of Franklin, TN, 6 grandchildren, Adam Dunston, Brian Dunston, Jennifer Williams, Alicia McGrew, Kaitlyn McGrew, and Taryn McGrew, 4 great-grandchildren, Bailey, Malia, Mason, and Max Drew, and 2 brothers, David Meldahl and Edgar Meldahl.\\nHe was preceded in death by his parents and 2 sisters, Karen Fellows and Wanda Berlin.\\nDrew received his Bachelor’s Degree in Metallurgical Engineering from Milliken University in Decatur in 1957. He served in the US Army from 1957-1959. Drew worked at Caterpillar Tractor Co. for 40 years retiring in 1995 as a Computer Analyst.\\nHe was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Decatur, was an Eagle Scout and served as a Boy Scout Leader, and served on the Washington Community High School #308 School Board for several years. Drew was an avid gardener and reader, and enjoyed collecting recipes.\\nA memorial service will be at 10 am Saturday, April 20, 2013 at Deiters Funeral Home and Crematory in Washington. Pastor Rebecca Weltmann will officiate. Visitation will be from 4-7 pm Friday, April 19, 2013 at the funeral home. Inurnment will follow the service at Glendale Cemetery in Washington where military rites will be accorded by the US Army.\\nMemorials may be made to the American Heart Association.\\nDrew’s memorial website is available at www.deitersfuneralhome.com where condolences may also be sent to the family.\\n

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