MEYER, Albert W. 1891-1961
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 4/24/2014 at 18:41:29
Albert W. Meyer Dies On Saturday
Albert W. Meyer, lifelong resident of the Wellsburg area, died Saturday morning in Allen Memorial hospital at Waterloo where he had been a patient since the previous Wednesday for treatment of leukemia.
Death was attributed to a cerebral hemorrhage.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Second Christian Reformed Church, with Rev. Carl Toeset in charge. Burial was in the Shiloh township cemetery at the south edge of Wellsburg.
The body was taken to the church at 11 a.m. Tuesday where it was shown until the time of the funeral. A brief prayer service was held at the home prior to the funeral service at the church.
Pall bearers were Kenny Dilly, Wayne Meyer, Wendell Lindaman, Russell Tjaden, Glenn Peters and John O. Tjaden.
Music for the service was provided by Mr. and Mrs. Leland Luwe, who sang a duet accompanied by Mrs. Ray Toomsen. Mrs. Toeset was organist. Flower attendants were Mrs. Harm C. Meyer and Mrs. Tielko H. Bunger.
Albert W. Meyer was born June 9, 1891, on a farm west of Wellsburg, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Wiebe Meyer. He lived to the age of 69 years, 10 months and 20 days.
Mr. Meyer was educated in rural schools in the area.
On June 6, 1915, he was united in marriage to Anna Tjaden in the Eastfriesland Presbyterian Church by Rev. Engelkes.
The couple farmed the first eight years west of Wellsburg, from 1923 to 1938 they lived on a farm south of Wellsburg, then moved to a farm at the north edge of Wellsburg, where they remained until 1959. The couple had made their home in Wellsburg the past two years.
Mr. Meyer was baptized in the First Christian Reformed Church by Rev. H. Bode. On October 9, 1919, he professed his faith in the Risen Saviour and became a charter member of the Second Christian Reformed Church. He served the church as an active member until his death.
He is survived by his wife, Anna; one son, Wallace, Fort Walton Beach, Fla.; two granddaughters, Suzanne and Bette Meyer, also of Fort Walton Beach; and two sisters, Mrs. Gertie Neessen and Mrs. Ella Nichols, both of Wellsburg.
Preceding him in death were his parents, two infant brothers, and another brother, George.
--The Grundy Register/Wellsburg Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 4 May 1961, Section 3, pg 2
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