Meister, Dr. Charles W.

Dr. Charles W. Meister Services: Have been held. Dr. Charles W. Meister , 87, of Pine, Ariz., died Friday, April 2, 2004, in Pine, Ariz. He was born on Jan. 23, 1917, in Chicago. He received his Ph.D. in 1941 from the University of Chicago, majoring in Russian literature. In World War II he was […]

Former ENMU president remembered as outgoing

By Michelle Seeber: Freedom Newspapers Charles Meister, a former president of Eastern New Mexico University, was a driven man. He was awarded five battle stars while serving as a Captain in the Army Infantry in World War II. He also represented the United States for education and religious affairs in Berlin. Meister died April 2. […]

Breast cancer — Early detection can save lives

By Michelle Seeber Former Portales resident Charles Meister lost his sister Marilyn (Meister) Emanuel to breast cancer on Dec. 5, 1988. She was a second-grade school teacher in Chandler, Ariz., and only 41 years old. She left two sons behind: Glen, 17, and Greg, 13. She lived only two years after she was diagnosed with […]