Eileen Meyer, 91, of Randolph died Sunday July 23, 2017 at Colonial Manor of Randolph.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 28 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Randolph. The Rev. Dr. Nicki McIntyre will officiate. Burial will be at Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery in Norfolk. Visitation is 5 – 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 27 at Johnson Funeral Home in Randolph.
Arrangements are withJohnson Funeral Home in Randolph.
Eileen Wilhelmina Meyer was born Feb. 5, 1926 at Winside, the daughter of Henry and Kathryn (Beuthien) Kleensang. She was baptized and confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church rural Hoskins. She attended Wayne County District #41 and graduated from Hoskins High School in 1942 as Salutatorian. She earned a teaching certificate from Wayne State Teachers College in Wayne. Eileen taught at Wayne County Districts #77 and 78 for five years. For five years she was employed at Northwestern Bell Telephone as an Operator in Norfolk.
On Jan. 18, 1953 Eileen married Wilfred H. Meyer at Zion Lutheran Church, rural Hoskins. The couple farmed near Randolph until retiring in 1988 when they moved into Randolph. Eileen was a true farmwife helping with various chores including raising chickens. She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Randolph; a former member of Zion Lutheran Church rural Hoskins where she taught Sunday school and served on the Ladies Aid. She enjoyed reading, doing word searches and watching Wheel of Fortune and Family Feud. She loved playing cards especially with her grandchildren.
Survivors include her four children, Mark and Judy Meyer of Lake Crystal, Minn.; Sue Meyer of Randolph; Dan and Nita Meyer of Randolph; Mickey Meyer of Randolph; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Rev. Dr. Nicki McIntyre of Fremont.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Wilfred on Oct. 22, 2006; three brothers, including her twin brother, Lester and wife Evelyn; Herb; Marvin and wife, Ione Kleensang.
Pallbearers will be Zach Meyer, Jordan Meyer, Nolan Meyer, Randy Kleensang, Travis Kleensang, Kip Thompson and Lonnie Kleensang.
Honorary pallbearers will be all of Eileen’s grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Online sympathies may be made to www.johnsonfuneralhomes.net