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4361 1st Avenue SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
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Our Designers


The designers at The Flower Shop have more than 60 years of combined experience creating floral arrangements. They can help you choose an appropriate flower arrangement or memorial gift to honor the memory of a friend or loved one. They can also create unique solutions for special occasions, holidays, school dances, weddings, and more!


Nancy MeckelNancy Meckel

Manager - The Flower Shop at Cedar Memorial Park

Nancy brings more than 20 years of retail and floral design experience to The Flower Shop at Cedar Memorial. A proud member of The Flower Shop team, Nancy’s first priority is creating a memorable experience for the families she serves, whether designing tributes for a funeral or extravagant floral displays for a wedding.

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Cameron DaffinnudCameron Daffinrud

Floral Designer

Cameron’s soothing and compassionate presence brings great comfort to the families he serves at The Flower Shop at Cedar Memorial. He uses his exceptional listening, communication and organizational skills to help create a special experience for each family he meets.

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Angie WillemsAngie Willems

Floral Designer - Wedding Team

Angie has 23 years of floral experience and believes customer satisfaction is the most important aspect of her job. She is a wedding consultant, sympathy consultant, co-chairs The Flower Shop Holiday event and supervises the ordering and maintenance of live plants.  Angie graduated from the floriculture program at Kirkwood Community College in 1990, and attends industry classes and presentations to stay current on the latest trends.

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Paula MeyerPaula Meyer

Floral Designer - Certified Celebrant

Paula carefully listens to customers’ ideas and then uses her artistic background to bring their vision to life. Her 22 years of experience with custom design and operating a stained glass business has given her the background skills needed in the floral industry. As a wedding coordinator with more than 30 years of experience, Paula has also helped numerous brides achieve their dreams.

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Emily PalmerEmily Palmer

Floral Designer

Emily comes from a long line of artists and continually strives to capture and bring your ideas to life in her work.  With her creativity and compassionate spirit, she is able to offer kind and caring service to all. 

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Faith DrahosFaith Drahos

Floral Designer - Wedding Team

Faith has worked in the floral industry for three years. Since being hired in the spring of 2014, Faith has taken on the responsibility of secretary for the Iowa Floral Association, become part of the Flower Shop’s wedding team, and won second place in the 2014 IFA design contest.

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Mary DaughertyMary Daugherty

Floral Designer

Mary joined The Flower Shop with over 20 years of experience in the floral industry, and also has a background in Fine Arts and Design.

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Amanda MinnaertAmanda Minnaert

Flower Shop Delivery Specialist/Courier

Amanda joined The Flower Shop in 2015 and brought with her 15 years of customer service experience. She often is found delivering floral arrangements, answering phones and assisting customers.

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Joanna KalinaJoanna Kalina

Floral Designer

Joanna began her career in the floral industry almost 5 years ago and she has loved every minute. She received her Iowa Master Florist accreditation in 2014 and serves on the Iowa Florist Association Board.

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Madonna MerchantMadonna Merchant

Floral Designer

Madonna joined the staff at The Flower Shop following her graduation from Kirkwood Community College in 2016. While attending the Kirkwood Floral Program she was named Student of the Year and Designer of the Year. Madonna’s mother is also a floral designer and she is proud to continue in her footsteps.

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Barb ChristophersonBarb Christopherson

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Jayna AndersonJayna Andersen

Floral Designer

Jayna began working in the floral industry part time while she attended the University of Iowa for Music. She later realized a career in the floral industry best suited her, so she decided to finish her music degree at Iowa

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