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Harry Meyer

December 2, 1931 — August 4, 2013

Harry Meyer

Harry C. Meyer, 81, Gackle, ND died Sunday August 4, 2013, surrounded by his family.

Harry was born December 2, 1931 on the family farm SE of Gackle, ND, the son of George H. Meyer and Olga (Gumke) Meyer. He attended the local rural school Feske #1 country school.

He and Luella Schlenker were married November 1, 1953 at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Gackle, ND. They made their home in Jamestown. He farmed and in the winter he drove a taxi cab, drove bus and was a TV repairman. In 1957 they moved to the farm SE of Gackle where they farmed. In 1994 they moved into Gackle for their retirement.

He was a member of the Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Gackle where he served on the church council and was Deacon. He enjoyed going to Auctions Sales, collecting license plates and old clothes irons.

He is survived by his wife Luella, Gackle, ND; 6 children, Cynthia (Leonard) Willey, Jamestown, ND; Barbara (Bryan) DeWitt, Hazen, ND; Jeannette (Gene) Rost, Washburn, ND; Bonnie (Danny) Denning, Gackle, ND; Alan (Julie) Meyer, Gackle, ND; Peggy (Dwight) Fettig, Jamestown, ND; 15 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren; 1 brother and 2 sisters, Herbert (Lill) Meyer, Jamestown, ND; Evelyn (Melvin) Ammon, Lakeville, MN; DeLores (Arthur) Holman, St. Louis Park, MN; 1 brother-in-law Earl (Darlene) Schlenker, Kulm, ND; 1 sister-in-law, Virginia Schlenker, Richardson, TX .

He was preceded in death by his parents, 2 grandchildren and 1 sister, Ruby Meyer and 1 brother-in-law, Myron Schlenker.

Funeral Service - 10:30 AM Saturday August 10, 2013 in the Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Gackle, ND, with Pastor Linda Schauer, officiating.

Interment - St. James Lutheran Cemetery SE of Gackle, ND

Visitation - 9-7 Thursday at the Funeral Home in Jamestown
9-5 Friday Funeral home in Gackle

Prayer Service - 7:00 PM Friday at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Gackle, ND

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to:Emmanuel Lutheran Church Women of Gackle
Anne Carlsen Center
Gackle Ambulance
Gackle American Legion Auxiliary

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