Saturday, September 3rd, 2011
Edward Meyer, 94, North Star, died Sept. 1, 2011, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater.
He was born April 26, 1917, in Willowdell, to Joseph and Rosa (Koester) Meyer. On Oct. 23, 1946, he married Margaret B. DeLoye, who died Nov. 30, 1999.
Surviving are the children, Jerome (Nancy) Meyer, Coldwater, Sylvia (Thomas) Goubeaux, Greenville, Patricia (Roger) Winner, North Star, Rita (Thomas Maynard) Meyer, Sidney, and Karen (Jack) Magoteaux, Versailles; a sister, Alice Pohlman, Coldwater; 18 grandchildren; and 36 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by siblings Sr. Anna Meyer, Mary Meyer, Albert Meyer, Lawrence Meyer, Joseph Meyer, Urban Meyer, Wilfred Meyer, Emma Meyer and Clara DeLoye.
A retired dairy farmer, he sold seed corn for 35 years and served as township trustee for 16 years. He was a member of St. Louis Catholic Church, North Star, and its Holy Name Society.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church, the Rev. David Zink officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.
Calling is 3-7 p.m. Monday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster, and 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesday at the church.
Condolences may be left at www.hogenkampfh.com.