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James Robert Meyer

August 22, 1947 ~ February 3, 2019 (age 71)

            James Robert Meyer, age 71, of Elkader, IA, died Sunday, February 3, 2019.   He was born on August 22, 1947 in Iowa City, the son of Robert “Casey” and Dorothy Meyer. 

            James graduated from the Elkader High and spent most of his life on the family farm.  He served his country in the U.S. Army from May 1965 till he was honorably discharged on May 27, 1968 and served in Vietnam.  On September 5, 1967, James was united in marriage with Patti Welsh and together they had five children.  Patti passed away on January 30, 2014.  On June 16, 2018, James married Linda Prince

            James is survived by his wife Linda; children, Bobbi (Robert) Morrow, Michelle (Marty) Lovell, James (Shawn) Meyer Jr. & Jackie (Darwin) Cutsforth; 47 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; siblings, John Meyer, Duffy Meyer, Nancy (David) Olson, LeRoy (Anna) Meyer; step children, April Persinger, Amy (Mark) McKinlay, Kim (Sara) Coopman and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. 

            James was preceded in death by his parents; 1st wife Patti & daughter Tina Meyer.   

            In lieu of flowers and all types of sympathy, the family requests that memorials be given to a charity of your choice. 

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