Laura L. Meireis
Laura L. Meireis, 67, died Oct. 12, 2019, at Wesley Medical Center, Wichita.
She was born on Dec. 3, 1951, in St. Francis, the daughter of Jesse and Laura M. (Raile) Pugh.
She was a resident of Scott City since 1973, moving from St. Francis.
Laura was an elementary school teacher for the second and third grades at Beaver Flats School until moving to the Scott City Elementary School in 1986. For the last three years she worked for the High Plains Education Cooperative.
Laura was a graduate of St. Francis High School, Fort Hays State University and was a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Scott City.
On June 8, 1974, she married Dwaine E. Meireis in St. Francis. He survives.
Other survivors include her mother, St. Francis; two sons, Justin Meireis, Scott City, and Ryan Meireis, St. Marys; one brother, Bill Pugh and wife, Sandy, Steamboat Springs, Colo.; one sister, Patricia Nickels and husband, Darryl, Stockton; and four granddaughters, Justyce Meireis, Kaelynne Meireis and Johanna Meireis, all of Scott City, and Azure Meireis, St. Marys.
She was preceded in death by her father.
Funeral service was held at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Scott City, on Oct. 17 with Pastor Warren Prochnow presiding.
Memorials can be made to USD 466 Special Education in care of Price and Sons Funeral Home, Box 553, Scott City, Ks. 67871.