Funeral service held for couple killed in plane crash

December 31, 2018

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The Sioux Falls husband and wife killed in a Christmas Day plane crash are being eulogized at a funeral service.

The memorial for Vaughn and JoAnn Meyer is being held Monday at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls. The Meyers, both 68 years old, died when their small plane crashed in a residential neighborhood and caught fire Dec. 25. No one on the ground was injured. The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the crash.

The Meyers were known for their philanthropy. They met while attending the University of South Dakota and married in 1971. They are survived by three children.

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