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Becky J. Meis March 25, 1952 - Nov. 8, 2008

WILLMAR -- Becky Jane Meis, 56, of Willmar, formerly of New London, died unexpectedly Saturday at her home.

The service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Evangelical Cov-enant Church in New London. Burial will be in Colfax Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the Johnson Funeral Home in New London and for one hour prior to the services at the church.

She was born March 25, 1952, in Minneapolis to Byron and Wilma "Billie" (Thorie) Nadeau. She grew up in the New London-Spicer area, attended country grade school in District 10 and graduated from New London-Spicer High School in 1970. She attended Red Wing Nursing School.

She married James Meis in 1979 in New London. She worked as a nurse for 35 years at the Willmar Regional Treatment Center, retiring last year.

She was a member of the Evangelical Covenant Church in New London.

She is survived by three sons: Byron Meis of Willmar, Jeremy (and Samantha) Meis of Spicer and Leo Meis of Spicer; one grandson; her mother of New London; sisters: Betty (and John) McGuire of New London, Barbara (and Milo) Downing of Ludlow, S.D., and Bonnie (and Jack) Jacobs of Osakis; and her former husband of Monticello.

She was preceded in death by her father.