Jan. 15, 1912--Jan. 15, 2011
ST. FRANCIS, Kansas -- Edwin William Henry Meyer, 99, died Saturday (Jan. 15, 2011), at Cheyenne County Hospital in St. Francis.
He was born Jan. 15, 1912, in Smyrna, Nebraska.
He was a farmer and rancher.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruby (Wright) Meyer; and great-grandson, Rick Straub.
He is survived by his son, Dave Meyer of St. Francis; daughter, DeEtta Knorr of St. Francis; brothers, Everett Meyer of Hastings, Nebraska; sister, Alice Janssen of Greeley, Colorado; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Funeral services are Wednesday, 2 p.m. CST, at St. John Lutheran Church in Bird City, Kansas. Interment is in the Bird City Cemetery.
Visitation is today, 1-7 p.m., at the Knodel Funeral Home, and Wednesday prior to the service at the church.
Memorials may be made to the St. Francis Senior Center.
Knodel Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.