Friday, March 28th, 2008
Joseph "James" Meyer, 80, 22 Eastmoor Court, New Bremen, died at 4:20 p.m. March 27, 2008, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.
He was born on April 2, 1927, in Cincinnati to Joseph "James" and Virginia Craig Meyer. On July 3, 1947, he married Marcia Jean Bricker, who died Nov. 2, 2002.
Survivors are three sons, C. Joseph (Pat), J. Craig (Sandy) and Steven Andrew, all of New Bremen; two daughters, Deborah (Byron) Lunz, Beaverton, Ore., and Laura (Ronald) Sylvester, New Bremen; a sister, Virginia Wood, Celina; eleven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
He was an accountant in New Bremen for a number of years and a member of the American Legion, New Bremen, the New Bremen Rod and Gun Club, the New Bremen Historic Association and Only Believe Ministries, Botkins. He served in the U.S. Marines in World War II in the South Pacific.
Services are 10 a.m. Monday at Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home, New Bremen, the Rev. Ed Ingram officiating. Burial is at the German Protestant Cemetery, New Bremen.
Calling is 4-7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the New Bremen Historical Association or the New Bremen Fire Department.