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Elizabeth Dinius (Meis)

Elizabeth (Meis) Dinius

Elizabeth (Meis) Dinius, 73, of Jacksonville, died Thursday, June 22, 2006 at her home.

A memorial service will be at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, July 15, 2006 at Applegate Community Church with Pastor Kurt Krowell officiating. Southern Oregon Cremation Services are in charge of arrangements.

Elizabeth was born October 17, 1932 in Los Angeles, Calif. She attended schools in south Los Angeles and later married Pete J. Dinius on July 7, 1948. She was a homemaker and lived in Southern California and had three children. When Pete retired from the Los Angeles Fire Department in 1975 they moved to the Applegate area. After Pete passed away on July 12, 2004, Elizabeth moved into Jacksonville until her death.

She was a perfectionist with her hobbies of tole and china painting, which carried over to all other aspects of her life. She loved gardening and camping with both family and Rogue Valley Pairs. She was also very involved in her church family.

She is survived by her only sister, Johanna McDonald; three children, Edward A. Dinius, married to Sandra L. Dinius of Medford; Ralph J. Dinius, married to Joan M. Dinius of Gig Harbor, Wash.; and Cathy L. Overmyer and significant other, John A. Moffitt of Danville, Calif.; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.