Emogene “Jean” Meidl, age 89, of Weyauwega, loving mother and grandmother fell asleep in the arms of Jesus on Wednesday, December 22, 2010 at theWeyauwega Health Care Center. She was born on July 10, 1921 in Liberty, Wisconsin, Manitowoc County, daughter of the late Charles and Ida (Denk) Grall. On October 15, 1941 she was united in marriage to John F. Meidl in Whitelaw, Wiscosnin. They lived in Whitelaw from 1941 to 1954 where they operated a supermarket. In 1954 they moved to Weyauwega where they owned and operated Meidl’s Meat market until 1976. Jean had a love for gardening and upon her retirement, both Jean and John spent many hours creating beauty and color in their backyard. She loved doing things with her family and grandchildren and just being out meeting people. Jean was a very personable person and always had a “hug” for everyone. Jean and John were King and Queen in 1988 for the Weyauwega Horse and Buggy Days. She was a member of Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Weyauwega. She is survived by two sons: Dick (Debbie) Meidl, Weyauwega; Jack (Nancy) Meidl, Manawa; seven grandchildren: Bill and Angie Whalen, Dan Meidl, Mike (Kelly) Meidl, Corey Meidl and fiance Norene Neuman, Jared (Nichole) Meidl and Jason Meidl; three great-grandchildren: Alex, Devin and Aiden Meidl; son-in-law: Ted Whalen; sister: Shirley Keenan, Denmark. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, daughter Diane, two sisters Gladys and Charlotte, two brothers Ken and Lester, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, also her special friend Arlyn Koehler. The Funeral Mass for Jean was held on Monday, December 27, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. at Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Weyauwega with Fr. Bertin Samsa OFM Cap officiating. Burial was in Oakwood Cemetery in Weyauwega. Friends called directly at the church on Monday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service.