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Meredith Kathryn Flesner Sallee

Meredith Kathryn Flesner Sallee
  • June 6, 1979 - January 7, 2021
  • Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

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“I am so very sorry for your loss. Meredith was an amazing women, daughter, mother and wife. Sending love and prayers your way. ”
1 of 13 | Posted by: Cayce Collier - Tampa, FL

“So sorry for your loss. ”
2 of 13 | Posted by: Sandra Stenzinger - Lebanon, MO

“Sandra ”
3 of 13 | Posted by: Sandra Stenzinger - Lebanon, MO

“Deepest condolences to all who knew and loved Meredith. So very sorry. ”
4 of 13 | Posted by: Mindy Graham - Stone Mountain, GA

“Our deepest condolences for your loss ”
5 of 13 | Posted by: Scott and Linda Engel - St Louis, MO

“What an absolutely beautiful person and an amazing mother and wife. This is heartbreaking and a great loss. Chris, Austin, and family you are in our...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: The Siracusa Family

“Chris,Just heard this news about your wife. I am so sorry your loss. I will say prayers for your family. Please accept my sincere condolences. ”
7 of 13 | Posted by: Joe Maniaci - StL / Boeing, MO

“Rest in peace, my sweet friend! ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: Kerry Frick - Chicago, IL

“The way in which Meredith handled these last few years has shown everyone around you her how to live; with grace, love, dignity, loyalty, faith,...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Dawn Armstrong - Chesterfield, MO

“Such a unbelievable loss. To Mernie and all the family. We love you guys and are praying for strength and peace to help you always. Love and prayers...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: Sue and Bob Albair - Ballwin, MO

“Such a unbelievable loss. To Mernie and all the family. We love you guys and are praying for strength and peace to help you always. Love and prayers...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Sue Albair - Ballwin, MO

“Meredith was such a remarkable person and so well-loved by anyone she came in contact with. Our heart goes out to her family! ”
12 of 13 | Posted by: Barb and David Baker - Boulder, CO

“I am deeply saddened by your loss. I pray for peace and comfort during this difficult time. ”
13 of 13 | Posted by: Katie Prendergast - Columbia, IL


Meredith K. Flesner Sallee, 41, of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, wife of Christopher Michael Sallee was full of joy, love and laughter condensed into a bright light. A light which was extinguished much too soon on Thursday, January 7, 2021.

If we had to use one word to describe Meredith Flesner Sallee it would be teacher; not only to the thousands of grade school students whose lives she helped shape, but to her friends and family who she taught how to truly live life. As a woman who loved to travel she was teacher at Chesterfield Elementary in Missouri, the Potomac School in Virginia and most recently at Porter Gaud in Charleston, South Carolina. Meredith celebrated every day with a huge smile, enthusiastic greeting, songs sung loud, and costumes for any and every occasion. She taught us how to be kind, optimistic and to maximize every moment in life. Her amazing spirit, laughter and contagious smile would light up any room and will be forever missed.

Meredith is survived by her husband Christopher; son, Austin Sallee, both of Mt. Pleasant, SC; her parents, Marilynn and Steve Koontz of St. Louis, MO and Stephen and Rosalind Flesner of Derry, NH; sister, Kathryn Kurtz (David) of St. Louis, MO; three brothers: S. Neal Flesner (Carmen Tebbe) of Los Angeles, CA, Ryan Flesner (Molly) of Atlanta, GA and Robert Koontz (Morgan) of Sacramento, CA; and in-laws, Steve and Dianne Sallee of Lebanon, MO.

The family will receive friends Saturday, January 9, 2021 from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. in J. Henry Stuhr Inc. Downtown Chapel, 232 Calhoun Street. Graveside Services will be held Wednesday, January 13, 2021 in Sunset Memorial Park in St. Louis, MO at 11:00 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, a gofundme.com page has been established for Austin's education (https://gofund.me/649fcc2a). Please search for Rainbows and Unicorns for Meredith, Chris and Austin.