Marvin Meyer, 92, of Spring Valley

Marvin Meyer

Marvin Frank “Buddy” Meyer, 92, of Spring Valley, died on Nov. 8, 2018, at his home.

He was born on Dec. 13, 1925, in Fillmore County, the son of Otto and Amanda (Affeldt) Meyer.

He attended Forestville Country School and St. John’s Parochial School in Wykoff.

He was united in marriage to Darlene Copeman on June 22, 1947, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Wykoff. They enjoyed 66 years of marriage.

Together, they dairy farmed and worked the land for 46 years before moving to Spring Valley in 1993.

He enjoyed playing cards, softball, dancing, camping and visiting with friends. He read his Bible each day and was devoted to his church. Most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He is survived by his children, Marsha (Roger) Winch of Stewartville, Dennis (Carolyn) Meyer of Wykoff, Lynette (Tom) Ramaker of Spring Valley, Nancy (Randel) Christopherson of Austin and Douglas (Kim) Meyer; 12 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; one sister-in-law, June Meyer of Stewartville and special friend, Pat Schwarz.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Darlene, in 2013 and 11 siblings, Walter, Ernest, Alfred, Paul, Martha Rollie, Irvin, Amanda Zwart, Magdalena Jeske, Otto, Edna Schultz and Edward.

Funeral services for him were held on Tuesday, Nov. 13, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Wykoff with the Rev. Michael Harman officiating. Burial took place at St. John’s Cemetery.

Memorials are preferred to St. John’s Lutheran Church in Wykoff or St. John’s Parochial Lutheran School of Wykoff.

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