Jeanette M. Meiwes, 85, of Boise, died Tuesday, September 17, 2019, at a local hospital.
Jeanette was born July 7, 1934, in Silverton, Oregon, to Teresa and Angelo De Roia.
She was an active member of the Catholic church, most recently in Meridian at Holy Apostles Catholic Church. Her devotion to both God and the community was inspiring for all those who knew her. Throughout her life, Jeanette enjoyed staying active which included swimming at the local recreation center and taking her grandchildren on walks around Reedsport, Oregon to pick blackberries.
Jeanette is survived by her sister, Rita Wessela; daughter, Lisa Gehrke; two sons: Stan and Dan Odam; 4 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her son, Dave Odam, and husband, Bernard Meiwes.
In loving memory there will be a vigil held Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at 7:00 P.M. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 811 S. Latah St. in Boise, with viewing beginning at 6:00 PM. Funeral mass will be celebrated on Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Remembrances may be left for the family at www.AccentFuneral.com. Services are under the direction of Accent Funeral Home and Cremation, Meridian.
The family has requested in lieu of flowers that memorials be made to your favorite charity in Jeanette’s name.
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