#PeopleOfMeijer came onto the scene and personally, I thought it was just a funny fad people were trying to create to ride the Walmart coattails. It turns out I was wrong, as it seems a lot of these clique Walmart-type shoppers have been spotted shopping in the Michigan-based chain Meijer.
You may not have known Lena Meijer. As with many women of her generation, she was the backbone of the family. In this case, it's the family was the Meijer family, whose stores are all over the Midwest now. Lena Meijer was a daughter, a wife, a mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, and eventually a philanthropist. She died this past Saturday. Meijer was 102.