Meridean M. Converse

Dec 11, 1927 - Aug 9, 2013


Meridean M. Converse, 85, of Huntington, IN, died Friday, Aug. 9, 2013, at 2 a.m. in Jefferson City, MO.

Mrs. Converse was a homemaker.

She was born Dec. 11, 1927, in Huntington to Claude M. and Cora I. Wamsley Hoover. She married Fredrick "Elmo" Converse Jr. on Jan. 6, 1968, in Huntington. He preceded her in death.

Surviving are two daughters, Gloria (Dave) Nowak, of Jefferson City, MO, and Gayle (Dave) Huffman, of Dixon, MO; two sons, Garry (Sherri) Hitzfield, of Kimmell, and Greg Hitzfield, of Uniondale; two sisters, Janet Kahn and Mae (Ralph) Bieghler, both of Huntington; nine grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Calling is Monday, Aug. 12, 2013, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., with a service following at 11 a.m., at Deal-Rice Funeral Home - Huntington Chapel, 338 E. Washington St., Huntington, with Rev. Shawn Easterling officiating. Burial will follow at Gardens of Memory.

Preferred memorials are to the hospice of the donor's choice in care of Deal-Rice Funeral Home, 338 E Washington St., Huntington, IN 46750.

Online condolences may be made at dealricefuneralhomes.com.