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JoAnn Kathleen Meyer

September 17, 2018

JoAnn Meyer

Remsen, Iowa

JoAnn Kathleen Meyer, 89, of Remsen, passed away Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, surrounded by her family at the Happy Siesta Nursing Facility.

Service will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church in Remsen, with the Rev. Alan Cummins officiating. Burial will be in Remsen Community Cemetery. Visitation with the family present will be 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen. Visitation will resume one hour prior to the service on Wednesday at the church. Services have been entrusted to the Fisch Funeral Home & Monument of Remsen. Condolences may be sent online to www.fischfh.com.

JoAnn was born on Aug. 9, 1929, to Adolph and Louise (Trafford) Haack in Le Mars, Iowa. She was raised in Remsen and received her education at Remsen Public School, graduating in 1947.

JoAnn married Robert Raymond Meyer on Aug. 20, 1950, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Remsen. She was employed at West Telephone Company and The Phillip Parriott Law Office for most of her career. She was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Remsen. She enjoyed gardening, reading, and decorating. She volunteered at various organizations including St. Paul’s church, and Happy Siesta nursing home.

Left to cherish her memory is her husband, Robert R. Meyer of Remsen; her children, Robert K. (Janice) Meyer of Greenville, S.C., and Kevin (Brenda) Meyer of Denver, Colo.; her grandchildren, Robert A. (Sloane) Meyer, Amy (Eric) Hensley, Jared Meyer and Dillon Meyer; her sister, Judith Maass of Paulina, Iowa; and one niece, Kendall Carter.

JoAnn was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers-in-law and sister-in-law, Wayne Maass and Milton (Margaret) Meyer; and two nephews, Jeffrey Lewis and Michael Meyer.

Pallbearers will be Steve Pick, Simon Pick, Arlie Pick, Robert A. Meyer and Eric Hensley.

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