NORMAN — Harriet Marie Giroux Meyer, 88, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, in Norman. She was an intelligent, thoughtful and patient person. Harriet was born Jan. 19, 1925, in Tracy, Minn., to Edward Xavier and Clara Allen (Brady) Giroux.
She was united in marriage to Victor D. Meyer on Nov. 12, 1948, in Oklahoma City. They had a loving and caring marriage for 65 years.
Harriet received her Registered Nursing degree from St. Anthony’s School of Nursing in Oklahoma City. She worked as a surgical nurse at McBride’s Bone and Joint Clinic in Oklahoma City, the Stillwater Municipal Hospital and the University of Oklahoma Infirmary.
She was an accomplished pastel artist and master flower arranger. She was a longtime member of the Norman Garden Council and Ragged Robin Chapter and became an accredited judge for the National Council of Garden Clubs.
Harriet was preceded in death by a son, Stephen in 1955; a brother, Anthony Giroux; and two sisters, Theresa and Rita.
She is survived by her husband, Victor; two daughters and their spouses, Susan and Dennis Yarbro of Roland, Ark., and Roxana Leonard and Joe Lozano of Norman; grandsons Josh and Mitchell Leonard; and a sister and brother-in-law, Geraldine and Preston Wilson of Stillwater.
Funeral services for Harriet will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Havenbrook Funeral Home chapel in Norman, with interment to follow at IOOF Cemetery in Norman.
Arrangements for Harriet and her family were placed in the care of the Vice family at Havenbrook Funeral Home in Norman. Online condolences may be shared at HavenbrookFuneralHome.com.
Norman Transcript, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014
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