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MEYER, John H. 1920-1989

MEYER, HAREN

Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 4/24/2014 at 21:18:34

Rites Wednesday For John Meyer

John H. Meyer, 68, of Wellsburg, passed away at 12:35 p.m. Sunday, January 8, at the Madrid Home for the Aging, Madrid, where he had been a resident since July 1, 1988.

Funeral services are scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 11, at the Wellsburg Reformed Church in Wellsburg, with burial in the Shiloh Township Cemetery, Wellsburg.

A memorial fund has been established.

The Doyen-Abels Funeral Home in Wellsburg is in charge of the funeral arrangements.

A complete obituary will follow in next week's Grundy Register.

--The Grundy Register/Wellsburg Herald (Grundy Center, Iowa), 12 January 1989, pg 12

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Rites Held For John H. Meyer

John H. Meyer, 68, of Wellsburg, passed away at 12:35 p.m. Sunday, January 8, at the Madrid Home For the Aging, at Madrid.

Funeral services were held at the Wellsburg Reformed Church, on Wednesday, January 11, at 1:30 p.m. Pastor Roger D. Huitink officiated the service.

Pastor and Mrs. Roger Huitink sang "In The Garden," and "Amazing Grace." The accompanist was Marcella Neessen, who also played selected numbers for the prelude and postlude.

The casket bearers were Larry Meyer, Dr. Ben Gavin, Frank McMartin, Lawrence Lutterman, Gary Hoodjer, Elmer Fritzel, and Harley Freese.

Ushers were John Olthoff and Dale Murray. Mrs. Jane Maas and Mrs. Pam Gavin were in charge of the floral arrangements.

Interment was in the Shiloh Township Cemetery, Wellsburg.

John H. Meyer was born on May 4, 1920, on a farm in Colfax township, Grundy County, the son of Harm J. and Rachel Meyer. He attended Colfax #4 rural school and the Wellsburg High School.

On July 9, 1942, he was inducted into the U.S. Army, and served his country until November 20, 1943, when he was honorably discharged.

On July 3, 1945, he was united in marriage to Dorothy Haren in Waterloo.

He was engaged in farming his entire life until he was stricken with failing health. He became a resident of the home in Madrid on July 1, 1988.

He attended the Colfax Center Presbyterian Church in his youth, and became a member of the Wellsburg Reformed Church in 1948.

He was made a Life Member of the Aplington Amvets Post #102 in February of 1972. He was also a member of the Iowa Falls Fraternal Order of the Elks, the American Quarter Horse Association, and the Men's Brotherhood of the Wellsburg Reformed Church.

John was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Mrs. Harry (Matilda) Rasmusson.

He is survived by five children: Mrs. Richard (Darla) Connell, Wellsburg, Dr. J. Paul Meyer, Enid, OK, Mrs. Dean (Jerilyn) Fuller, Cambridge, Mrs. Carl (Laurie) Long, Madrid, and Miss Beth Meyer, of Wellsburg; his step-mother, Mrs. Mable Meyer, of Aplington; one brother, Marlyn Meyer, Holland; two sisters, Mrs. Harris (Viola) Peters, and Mrs. Clarence (Arvilla) Freese, both of Wellsburg; eight grandchildren and one step-grandson.

A memorial fund has been established.

The Doyen-Abels Funeral Home in Wellsburg was in charge of the funeral arrangements.

--The Grundy Register/Wellsburg Herald (Grundy Center, Iowa), 19 January 1989, pg 10


 

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