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MEYER, Harm C. 1916-2000


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 9/10/2010 at 15:18:31

Harm Meyer, 83, of Wellsburg, passed away on Tuesday, February 22, 2000, at the Grundy County Memorial Hospital in Grundy Center of natural causes.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, Feb. 26, at 1:30 p.m. at the First Christian Reformed Church, rural Wellsburg. Burial followed in the Shiloh Cemetery in Wellsburg. Full military graveside rites were conducted by the Wellsburg American Legion Post No. 213 and AMVETS Post No. 91. A memorial fund has been established.

Pallbearers were Jay Weber, Lynn Rienicke, Todd Meyer, Jeff Reinicke, Lynn Meyer and Wayne Hoodjer.

Harm was born on September 4, 1916, the son of Weibe H. and Grace (Nederhoff) Meyer on the family farm in Shiloh Township in Wellsburg. He attended school in Wellsburg, graduating in 1936 and then going on to National Diesel Automotive School in Los Angeles, CA. On December 21, 1940, he was united in marriage to Wilma Reinicke in Parkersburg. They farmed the Weibe Meyer Dairy Farm for two years after their marriage. Harm then enlisted in the Air Force, serving during World War II from 1942-1946. They then returned to the Wellsburg area, where Harm was employed at various jobs including, Okones Implement, Kitzman Electric and Gelder Construction. He owned and operated Meyer T.V. & Radio in Wellsburg for many years. In 1969, he began employment at Fisher Controls in Marshalltown, retiring in 1982. Harm had an active mind with an interest in many things especially anything mechanical or electrical.

Harm was a member of the Second Christan Reformed Church from 1918-1996 where he served as elder and deacon for many years. He also served on the Shiloh Cemetery Board Association since his retirement. In 1996, he joined the First Christian Reformed Church in rural Wellsburg.

He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Kaye Kienzle, sister, Clara DeNeui, and brother, Odie W Meyer.

Survivors include his wife, Wilma of Wellsburg; son, Max Meyer and wife Elizabeth of Marshalltown; daughter, Faye Therrien and husband John of California and their three sons, Edward, Clayton, and Jordon of LaCanda, CA; grandchildren, Stephanie Volker and husband Gregory and their son, Samson of Samona, CA, Jeffrey Kienzle and wife Lisa and their daughter, Ashley Kaye of Pollock Pines, CA and Brian Kienzle of Riverside CA; sister, Gertrude Hoodjer and husband John of Wellsburg; sister-in-law, Lavine Meyer of Marshalltown; sisters-in-law, Louisa Reinicke of Grundy Center and Ruby Weber of Cedar Falls, Erma Lindaman of Reinbeck and Angie Reinicke of Dike; and a brother-in-law, Harold Reinicke of Cedar Falls.

--The Grundy Register/Wellsburg Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 2 March 2000, pg 10


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