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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 florals for every occasion. This talented team can help you choose a beautiful floral or memorial gift to honor the memory of a friend or loved one. Leaders in Wedding Design, they can also create a unique floral for any occasion – Birthdays, Anniversaries, Holidays or just because!

Nancy MeckelNancy Meckel, ICF, IMF

Manager - Floral Designer

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 they serve.


Cameron DaffinnudCameron Daffinrud, IMF

Floral Designer - Team Lead

Cameron’s patient and compassionate disposition provides a comforting environment for the families he serves at The Flower Shop at Cedar Memorial. He exercises exceptional listening, communication and organizational skills, which empower him to meet the needs of each family he serves to greatest capacity possible.



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.


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.


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.


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.


Barb ChristophersonBarb Christopherson

Floral Designer - Chapel Flower Shop


Cindy Van Der MillenCindy Van Der Millen

Delivery Specialist


Cathy SchmitzCathy Schmitz

Floral Assistant