Esta Van Meter, wife of retired pastor Rev. William Van Meter died Sept. 19 in Glendale, Ariz., following a prolonged illness. She was 86.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, Sept. 28 in Glendale.
The Van Meters served several churches in the former Central Illinois Conference and served several Army chaplaincies. Rev. Van Meter retired in 1998 from Eloy First UMC in the Desert Southwest Conference where he was an affiliate clergy member.
Condolences may be sent to: Rev. William Van Meter, 6510 W. Butler Dr., Unit 117, Glendale AZ 85302-4321. He requests prayers through these difficult days.