Donald L. Meyer
Donald L. Meyer, 66, of Quimby, Iowa, died Thursday, April 14, 2016 at Cherokee Specialty Care.
Services were held Monday, April 18 at Pilgrim Lutheran Church in Quimby. Pastor Donald J. Meyer officiated. Military rites were provided by Lyle Barnes Post #398 of the American Legion and L.A. Wescott Post #2253 of the VFW.
Donald L. Meyer was born Feb. 8, 1950 at Wayne to DeLloyd and Berniece (Echtenkamp) Meyer. He was raised in the Pender area where he attended country schools and public schools. After graduation in 1968, he entered the U.S. Air Force from 1969 until 1973. He was baptized in 1950 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Wakefield. He was confirmed in June of 1964. Don and Linda Zimmerman were married Dec. 10, 1983 at Washta, Iowa. The couple moved to Quimby. Soon after moving to Quimby, Don worked for Smith Feedyards in Washta for many years and later for Denny Rupp in Quimby. He retired in 2005 due to health issues. Don enjoyed fishing, playing cards, spending time with family and long conversations with friends from the Air Force. He was a member of the Pilgrim Lutheran Church, Town and Country Club, Lyle Barnes Post #398 of the American Legion of Quimby, L.A. Wescott Post #2253 of the VFW.
Survivors include his wife of 33 years, Linda; his mother, Berniece Meyer Hogan of Wayne; his children, Brad (Natalia) Meyer of Lincoln, Chris Meyer of Spirit Lake, Iowa, Kenley Meyer and his fiance, Liz Runge of Leeds, Iowa, Ashley Meyer of Quimby, Iowa; four adopted daughters, McKenzie, Brittany, Karen and Kimberly Meyer, all of Quimby; two grandchildren, Brody and Natalie Meyer; two brothers and one sister, Glendon (Lorie) Meyer of Pender, DeLloyd (Diana) Meyer, Jr. of Omaha and Kathleen (Dale) Baker of Lincoln; mother-in-law, Rita Zimmerman of Cherokee, Iowa; sister-in-law, Sandra (Robert) Stoffregen of Lake View, Iowa; brother-in-law, Steven (Lucy) Zimmerman of Milford, Iowa; many nieces, nephews and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, DeLloyd Meyer.
Pallbearers were Don Fiser, John Riggs, Matt Simmons, Willis Allbaugh, Douglas Kohn and Robert Lindquist.
Honorary pallbearers were Cody Riggs, Corey Cornelius, Jason Stoffregen and Robert Stoffregen.
Burial will be at a later date in Grandview Cemetery at Quimby, Iowa.