Iva June Meeder, long time resident of Porterville, California, passed away on May 21, in her home surrounded by family. She was born on October 7, 1928 to Verne and Iva May Howe in Midland, Michigan. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and career woman. She retired from Best Western Corporate Headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona as a Director of Quality Control for its United States hotels. She loved to travel with her husband John Meeder, who preceded her in death on December 31, 2015. Iva has one surviving sister, Ruth Stark of Midland, Michigan. Her surviving children are Paul Begin of Porterville, California, Dirk Begin of Chocowinity, N.C. , Christine Zimmet of Mariposa, California and Gregory Begin of Santa Rosa, California. She is also survived by 7 grandchildren, and 10 great grandchildren. She was dearly loved and will be tremendously missed. There will be a private family service at a later date.