Joann Erickson Meek, 83, of Dallas, Texas, died on Nov. 28, 2013. She was born in Marshalltown to John and Marion Erickson. She graduated from the Marshalltown High School in 1948. She is survived by four children, their spouses, many grandchildren, and her sister and husband. A memorial service will be held in the First Methodist Church in Dallas, Texas on Thursday, Dec. 12 at 10 a.m.