Meredith Saunders, Jr. Obituary

Meredith R. Saunders, Jr.
Meredith R. Saunders, Jr.
Meredith R. Saunders, Jr.

November 18, 2005
Born in Germany
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Meredith R. Saunders, Jr., 47, died Friday, November 18, 2005 at his home. Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, November 26 at Dunn's Funeral Home. His family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Meredith was born in Germany and had lived in Des Moines most of his life. He attended St. Augustin Catholic School, Callanan Junior High and was a 1976 graduate of Roosevelt High School. He also attended Grandview College and the University of Iowa. Prior to his battle with paranoid schizophrenia, Meredith enjoyed football, power lifting, reading, music, cooking and an active social life.

He is survived by his mother, Joyce Velez Saunders of Denver, CO; father, Dr. Meredith Saunders, Sr. of Des Monies; sisters, Desda Saunders of Sacramento, CA, Brita (Tony) Saunders Kukich of St. Paul, MN and Alaire Saunders of Des Moines; and his grandmother, Edna Marie Saunders of Mason City, IA.

Memorial contributions may be directed to NAMI of Central Iowa (National Alliance for the Mentally Ill) P.O. Box 851, Ames, IA 50010

ARRANGEMENTS BY DUNN'S FUNERAL HOME.

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Visitation
Dunn's Funeral Home
2121 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Saturday, November 26, 2005
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
MEMORIAL SERVICE
Dunn's Funeral Home
2121 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Saturday, November 26, 2005
11:00 AM