Alva Jean Meurs
ALVA JEAN MEURS, 92, of Harbor Crest Nursing Home - Fulton, IL, died Thursday, November 14, 2019 at Harbor Crest.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 A.M. Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at the Fulton Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral, officiated by Mr. Ken Renkes. A visitation will be held from 4:00 - 6:00 P.M. Monday, November 18, 2019 at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Fulton Township Cemetery. A memorial to Unity Christian School has been established.

Alva Jean was born September 13, 1927, in Fulton, to John and Jennie (Faber) Temple. She was educated in the Fulton grade schools and attended Fulton High School. On December 6, 1946 she married Raymond Meurs in Fulton. He died May 7, 2009. Alva Jean was briefly employed by Burpee Seeds in Clinton, IA. She was a homemaker. Alva Jean was a member of First Christian Reformed Church in Fulton and she was very active with the Christian school when her children were young.

Survivors include one daughter, Sandra Jean (Walter) Gorzney of Morrison, IL; three sons, Jimmie Lee (Becky) Meurs of Davenport, IA, John Ray (Deborah) Meurs of Garden Plain, IL and Scott Dale (Dawn) Meurs of Morrison, IL; five grandchildren, Brian (Jean) Gorzney, Kelly (Andrew) Dykstra, Allison Meurs, Stacy (Elliot) Worth, and Cassandra Meurs; six great grandchildren, Ryder, Holden and Dax Gorzney; Bailey, Landon and Rylie Dykstra; two step grandchildren, Erica Meunier and Nate Hege; four step great grandchildren, Britney and Christopher Meunier, Jasmine and Ivey Hege.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Raymond; two brothers, Alvin and Joseph Temple.

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Kim Abbott
Nov 25, 2019
Godspeed, Alva!
We lived across the lot from Alvin and Alva many years ago.
Alva walked and waled and walked all around Lyons until she moved. She was always so nice and would talk about anything.
Deb Collis
Nov 18, 2019
I was very sad to hear of Alva's passing. I will miss seeing her when I visit Mom at the home. She had a very colorful personality. Thoughts and Prayers from Lena and Debbie