|Birth: ||Dec. 15, 1933|
|Death: ||Mar. 29, 2009|
Leosa Meyer, age 75, of St. Lucas, Iowa, died on Sunday, March 29, 2009, at Mercy Hospital in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, following a long illness.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m., on Thursday, April 2, 2009, at St. Luke's Catholic Church in St. Lucas, Iowa, with Rev. Marvin Salz officiating. Burial will be in St. Luke's Catholic Cemetery in St. Lucas, Iowa.
Friends may call from 3:00-7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 1, 2009, at the Schluter – Balik Funeral Home, French Chapel in Calmar, Iowa, and also after 9:00 a.m. on Thursday morning at St. Luke's Catholic Church. There will be a rosary at 4:00 p.m. and a scripture service at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday.
Leosa Meyer was born on December 15, 1933, the daughter of Anton and Emma (Wenthold) Lutkenhaus, near Festina, Iowa. Leosa attended Calmar High School, graduating in 1952. Leosa married Leo Meyer on June 30, 1953 at Our Lady of Seven Dolors Catholic Church in Festina, Iowa. Together they farmed Southeast of St. Lucas, until 1992, when she moved into St. Lucas. In March of 2005, Leosa entered the Good Samaritan Nursing Home in West Union, due to health problems. Leosa was a member of St. Luke's Catholic Church and Rosary Society in St. Lucas, Iowa. Leosa enjoyed crocheting, doing embroidery, gardening, canning, listening to polka music and playing cards.
Leosa's survivors include her three sons: Daniel (Ruth) Meyer, West Union, IA; Dale (Rose) Meyer, St. Lucas, IA and Alan (Lola) Meyer, St. Lucas, IA. One daughter: Janice Corsello, Cedar Rapids, IA. Four grandchildren: Elizabeth (Dean) Schwade, Lime Springs, IA; Sarah Meyer, West Union, IA; Andrew Meyer, Waterloo, IA and Timothy Meyer, St. Lucas, IA. One Great grandchild: Brooke Schwade. Two sisters: Margie Doser, Mechanicsville, IA and Rosalyn (Clair) Martin, Cedar Rapids, IA. One brother: Kyran "Kyke" (Bev) Lutkenhaus, Calmar, IA.
Leosa was preceded in death by her husband, Leo, on July 20, 1979 and her parents: Anton and Emma Wenthold.
Schluter-Balik Funeral Home
Leo J Meyer (1929 - 1979)*
Saint Lukes Catholic Cemetery
Created by: Diane Zabel
Record added: May 24, 2009
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