Wednesday, August 23rd, 2006
Former McCartyville resident Alvera "Vera" Meyer, 82, died at 2:45 p.m. Aug. 22, 2006, at Dorothy Love Retirement Community, Sidney. She was in the home for a year and a half.
She was born July 4, 1924, in Fort Loramie, to Frank and Elizabeth Ernst Barhorst. On April 11, 1944, she married Urban J. Meyer, who died March 17, 1998.
Survivors are four daughters, Marlene (John) Fridley, New Baden, Ill., Janet (Paul) Snyder, Anna, Barbara (Edward) Kissenger, Versailles, and Judy (Mike) Jurosic, Wapakoneta; a brother, Vernon (Treve) Barhorst, Minster; a sister, Ida Thobe, Fort Recovery; two sisters-in-law, Romilda Barhorst, Versailles, and Sally Barhorst, Sidney; 10 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Deceased are two brothers, two sisters, and a grandchild.
She retired from Autokraft Box Factory, Minster, and made rosaries for 55 years. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and its ladies sodality, McCartyville and belonged to several card clubs.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Friday at the church, the Revs. Pat Welsh and Nick Jurosic officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Thursday and 9-10 a.m. Friday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster.
Contributions can be made to Booneville Kentucky Mission Church.