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Merl Owen Meyer

November 2, 1961 ~ August 8, 2017 (age 55)

            Merl Owen Meyer, age 55, of Guttenberg, IA, died Tuesday, August 8, 2017, at the Guttenberg Municipal Hospital.  He was born on November 2, 1961, in Guttenberg, the son of Gerald and Marcella Meyer.

            Merl received his education in Guttenberg where he graduated with the class of 1980.  On September 17, 1983, Merl married Doris Klein at St. Mary’s Catholic Church and the two were later blessed with 3 children.  Over the years, Merl did a great deal of welding work.  He worked for the Milwaukee and Soo Line Railroad for 10 years, Kann Manufacturing for 14 years and John Deere Dubuque Works for his last 7 years.  He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, was an avid fisherman and enjoyed hunting, watching his beloved Minnesota Vikings and spending time with family, friends and Jasper the cat. 

            Merl will be forever loved and cherished by his wife Doris; 3 children, Jennifer (fiancé Brad Kluesner) Meyer, Jordan & Michelle Meyer; siblings, Vince (Carol) Meyer, Marlene (Kurt) Hefel, Neal (Cindy) Meyer, Chris LeGrand, Valerie Meyer, John (Kara) Beck and many nieces, nephews, family and friends. 

            Merl was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Pat Beck and brother, Allan Meyer. 


 Service Information

Visitation
Friday
August 11, 2017

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home and Crematory Services
207 South 1st Street
Guttenberg, IA 52052

Visitation
Saturday
August 12, 2017

9:00 AM to 9:55 AM
St. Mary's Catholic Church
520 S 2nd St
Guttenberg, IA 52052

Funeral Mass
Saturday
August 12, 2017

10:00 AM
St. Mary's Catholic Church
520 S 2nd St
Guttenberg, IA 52052

Interment following funeral service

St. Mary's Cemetery
Garber Hwy
Guttenberg, IA 52052


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