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Meyer, Vernal "Vern" 1939 - 2020

MEYER, SCHMELING, HOVE, JOHNSON

Posted By: Joy Moore (email)
Date: 9/11/2020 at 14:16:27

Vernal "Vern" Meyer passed away on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at the Evans Memorial Home in Cresco at the age of 80.

A public visitation will be held on Friday, September 11, 2020 from 4:00-7:00 pm at the Lindstrom Funeral Home in Cresco. The public is invited to join the family for graveside services on Saturday, September 12, 2020 at Oak Lawn Cemetery in Cresco at 11:30 am.

Vern was born on September 14, 1939 in Winneshiek County to Louie and Aurilla (Schmeling) Meyer. He graduated from Cresco High School in 1958. Following high school he went to Iowa State to further his education in agriculture.

He married Sharron Hove on February 10, 1962 and together they farmed on the family farm near Cresco. Later he switched gears by working for Standard Oil Company, spent time as a carpenter, and he retired from Howard County Mutual, where he was an insurance adjuster.

He was active at Immanuel Lutheran Church and the Howard County Fair Board. Vern enjoyed collecting toy tractors, building toy farms, and spending time with his grandchildren.

He is survived by his daughter, Sue (Patrick) Johnson, two grandchildren, Cody and Amanda, and many good friends.

Vern was preceded in death by his wife Sharron, his parents and a sister in infancy.

Source: Lindstrom Funeral Home database

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