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Gerry Meyer (1929-2020)

Gerry E. Meyer, age 91, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away at 12:20 A.M. on Wednesday, December 2, 2020, at SKLD HealthCare, Bryan, where he was a resident. Mr. Meyer was 1947 graduate of Edgerton High School and served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict.

He was employed as a purchasing agent with The Aro Corporation in Bryan, retiring with thirty-seven years of service. He was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Men and was founder of the Life Group in the Church.

He also was an active member of Bryan American Legion Post #284, of which he was Past Commander, Bryan Masonic Lodge #215, F & AM, where he was a fifty-year member, Scottish Rite Valley of Toledo, Zenobia Shrine, and Bryan Chapter #248, Order of the Eastern Star. Gerry was a former member of Bryan Lions Club and Edgerton Lions Club, of which he was past president. For many years he was a Boy Scout and Explorer leader.

Gerry E. Meyer was born on June 27, 1929, in Edgerton, Ohio, the son of Lyman Earl “Brownie” and Ethel Marie (Wiles) Meyer. He married Marjorie H. Riehle on July 20, 1952, in Edgerton and she survives.

Surviving in addition to his wife are three sons, Hugh (Donna) Meyer, of Grass Lake, Michigan, Stuart (Karen) Meyer, of Bryan, and Timothy (Mary) Meyer, of Defiance, Ohio, and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, John Meyer; and three sisters, Leola Beck, JoAnn Day and Frances Szeman.

Due to the ongoing pandemic, private graveside services and interment will be held in Maple Grove Cemetery, Edgerton, with Pastor Dwight Bowers officiating.

Memorials are requested to Wesley United Methodist Church or to a charity of the donor’s choice.

To sign the online register or to send condolences, please visit www.krillfuneralservice.com.


 


Source: The Village Reporter

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