It's Amazing What a College Education Can Do for You!

Mable Emilie (Rumburg) Meites

Mable Emilie (Rumburg) Meites

Mable Emilie (Rumburg) Meites '42 grew up in rural Ellington, Mo. She says, "In the country people help each other." Seeing her neighbors share with each other made an impression. When Mable came to MU she found social work allowed her to help others in need. "It's amazing what you can do in life with a college education," she says.

Why a Charitable Giving Annuity?

Mable says she and her late husband, Dr. Joseph Meites, strongly supported education and research. "When we retired our financial planner urged us to build our portfolio. Sometime later we learned about the charitable gift annuity. We found that, at our age, we would receive better income and provide gifts for our alma mater."

Read more about their life of significance in Life's Journey Through Almost a Century: The Memoirs of Mable Rumburg-Meites and Dr. Joseph Meites.

For more information about a gift annuity, contact The Office of Gift Planning and Endowments at 1-800-970-9977 or 573-882-0272 or

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