Monday, February 3rd, 2014
Lester E. Meyer, 69, Coldwater, died Feb. 1, 2014, at his home.
He was born Feb. 16, 1944, in Eygpt, to Lawrence and Elsie Bensman Meyer. On Sept. 2, 1967, he married Virginia Brackman in St. Joe, and she died June 6, 2012.
Surviving are two children, Jerome (Amy) Meyer, Celina, and Karen (Shawn) Steinbrunner, Dublin; eight grandchildren, Andrew, Zach, Nathan, Alex and Brady Meyer and Griffin, Max and Lily Steinbrunner; siblings, Ralph Meyer, St. Henry, Harold (Hilda) Meyer, Minster, Sally (Roger) Behr, Fort Loramie, Dale (Shirley) Meyer, New Bremen, Larry (Jeanette) Meyer, Chickasaw, and Lavern Meyer, Sidney; in-laws, Giles Ronnebaum, Montezuma, Charles (Mary Ann) Brackman, Wapakoneta, Rosemary (Carl) Stachler, Wendelin, Rita (Vaughn) Wakefield, Versailles, Joe Brackman and Paul Brackman, St. Joe, Luke (Lou) Brackman, Coldwater, Eugene (Joyce) Brackman, Maria Stein, Albert (Linda) Brackman, Philothea, Doris (Keith) Good, Sharpsburg, and Steve (Judy) Borges, Minster.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Orville Meyer; parents-in-law, Zeno and Julie Reier Brackman; and in-laws, Mark Brackman, Mary Borges, Moira Jean Meyer and Eileen Ronnebaum.
He was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church and the Coldwater Eagles. He worked at Crown Control in New Bremen.
A Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Coldwater. Burial will follow in St. Elizabeth Cemetery, Coldwater.
Calling is 2-8 p.m.Tuesday and 9-10 a.m. Wednesday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.
Memorials may be made to the Cancer Association of Mercer County.
Condolences may be left at hogenkampfh.com.