Laurel C. Meade, 77, passed away November 16, 2003. Survived by his wife, Martha; children, Millicent of California, Marquitta of Colorado, Les of Indiana, Laurence of Ohio and Lance of California; and grandchildren, Matthew, Linda, David, Andy, Kristi, and Katie. Preceded in death by his parents, Harlan and Caroline Meade. He is also survived by his sole brother, Byron J. Meade of Indiana. Laurel was born in Warren County, Indiana, served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during WWII, and then graduated from Purdue University. He worked for the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Washington D.C. as Sales Manager for Export Grains. In partnership with Dr. William Daniels, Mr. Meade was responsible for the installation of many of the natural turf systems in major stadiums throughout the U.S. He also owned and operated Meade Seed Company and Rocky Ford Popcorn Company. Laurel and Martha have been members of First United Methodist Church since moving to Pueblo 20 years ago. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service will be held 3 p.m. Thursday, November 20, 2003, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with the Rev. Dr. Rick Calhoun officiating. In lieu of food and flowers, memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church or a charity of choice through the funeral home.

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  1. Dear Mrs Meade and Marquitta, I was sorry to hear of Mr. Meade’s passing. My sincere sympathy to each of you. Joe Murgel(Garren, Ross & DeNardo)

  2. Dear Aunt Martha and family,
    We are thinking of all of you, and hope you know you have our deepest sympathies. I may not be able to be with all of you at the service on Saturday, but you will be in our prayers.
    Judy Morgan
    POB 148
    Perrysville, In. 47974

  3. My deepest sympathies to the Meade family. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Berta (Carson) Keeler

  4. Old address: 37 MacArthur Rd.
    We share your grief. We will keep your family in our prayers.

    Jim & Linda Jones
    Memphis, TN

  5. Mr. Meade was a wonderful person and our entire family will remember him and the time we spent getting to know him and his wonderful wife Martha. Our prayers are with all your family and our sincere condolences go with you all. When I (Anna)will always think of him when I see John Deer trackers, of how much he liked them.
    God Bless your family.
    From all our family

  6. Dear Martha and Family,

    Please accept my deepest sympathy in the passing of

    Having known Lauel for
    a number of years I’ll always
    remember him as a honest and
    sincere friend.

    My thoughts are with you at this very sad time.

    Ed Pearl

  7. Martha, I am sorry to hear about your loss. My mother, Emily, told me about the passing of your husband. If there is anything I can do please contact me. Pete Luna

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