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LeRoy Meyer 1901-1990


Posted By: Sharon K HESEBECK (email)
Date: 6/26/2022 at 17:52:06

Funeral services were held for LeRoy Clarence Meyer on Friday, September 14, 1990 at 2:00 p.m. at the Trinity Lutheran church in Linn Grove, officiated by Rev. David Moore and Rev. Don Jones.
Organist was Delores Risvold and soloists were Cheryl Anderson and Mary Alice Plagman. Solos sung were "Jerusalem, My Happy Home" and "How Great Thou Art" and hymns sung were "Amazing Grace" and "A Mighty Fortress."
Burial was in Barnes Township cemetery.
Baumgarten Funeral Home of Peterson was in charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers were Burt Blomberg, Arnie Hicks, Merlin Bertness, Vern Plagman, Everett Grapenthin and Quentin Sundberg.
LeRoy Clarence Meyer, the son of Edward John and Mary (Hintz) Meyer, was born October 1, 1901 at Buena Vista County, Iowa. He graduated from Linn Grove high school in 1919.
He was united in marriage to Beda Rosalia Knudson on January 10, 1922, at Linn Grove. They farmed north of Linn Grove, north of Peterson and east of Peterson, before moving into Peterson in 1966.
LeRoy was a member of Trinity Lutheran church in Linn Grove and the Lions Club in Peterson. He served as a City Councilman in Peterson, on the Clay County Extension Board and helped organize the St. Luke Lutheran Home in Spencer. He had served on the school board, and his church activities included service as the Secretary for 30 years, as Deacon, and he was instrumental in translating the records into English.
He passed away at Spencer, Iowa on September 11,1990 at the age of 88.
Preceding him in death were his parents.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Beda, three sons and their wives, Donovan and Doris of Libertyville, Illinois, Virgil and Carole of Willmar, Minnesota. and Richard and Jo Ann of Hemet, California, and one daughter and her husband, Irene and Edward Brungraber of Pittsburg, Pennsylvania; fourteen grandchildren and twenty-one great-grandchildren; one brother and his wife, Floyd and Marjorie of Sioux City, as well as other relatives and friends.
Page 8 of Sioux Rapids Bulletin Press, published in Sioux Rapids, Iowa on Wednesday, September 19th, 1990


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