Laura L. Meireis, age 67, passed away on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, Kansas. She was born on December 3, 1951 in St. Francis, Kansas, the daughter of Jesse and Laura M. Raile Pugh. She was a resident of Scott City, Kansas since 1973 moving from St. Francis, Kansas. Laura was a elementary school teacher, teaching grades 2-3 in Beaver Flats School until moving to the Scott City Elementary School in 1986. For the last 3 years she has worked for High Plains Education.
Laura was a graduate of St. Francis High School, Fort Hays State University and was a member of the Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Scott City, Kansas.
On June 8m 1974 she married Dwaine E. Meireis in St. Francis, Kansas. He survives.
Survivors include her Husband – Dwaine E. Meireis of Scott City, Kansas, Two Sons – Justin Meireis of Scott City, Kansas, Ryan Meireis of St. Marys, Kansas, Four Granddaughters – Justyce Meireis of Scott City, Kansas, Kaelynne Meireis of Scott City, Kansas, Johanna Meireis of Scott City, Kansas, Azure Meireis of St. Marys, Kansas, Mother – Laura M. Pugh of St. Francis, Kansas, One Brother – Bill & Sandy Pugh of Steamboat Springs, Colorado and One Sister – Patricia & Darryl Nichols of Stockton, Kansas.
She was preceded in death by her Father.
Funeral Services will be held at the Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Scott City, Kansas at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, October 17, 2019 with Pastor Warren Prochnow presiding.
Memorials can be made out to the USD #466 Special Education in care of Price & Sons Funeral Homes.
Interment will be in the Scott County Cemetery in Scott City, Kansas.
Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday and 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Scott City, Kansas.