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Amos A. Meyer
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Birth: Jul. 25, 1921
Chancellor
Turner County
South Dakota, USA
Death: Jun. 26, 2010
Sioux Falls
Minnehaha County
South Dakota, USA

AMOS A. MEYER
Sioux Falls, SD
Died: Saturday, June 26, 2010
Sioux Falls, SD
Age: 88 years, 11 months, 1 day

VISITATION
Begins at 2:00 PM Monday, June 28, 2010
George Boom Funeral Home, Sioux Falls, SD
The family will greet friends from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

FUNERAL SERVICE
1:30 PM Tuesday, June 29, 2010
First Reformed Church, Sioux Falls, SD
Rev. Steve Anthes, Officiating
Lyle Kroon, Organist
Jon and Karen Walker, Vocal Duet
Special Music
"What a Friend We Have in Jesus" "How Great Thou Art"

INTERMENT
Hills of Rest Memorial Park, Sioux Falls, SD

PALLBEARERS
Ross Meyer ~ Dennis Meyer, Jr. ~ James Meyer
Corby Meyer ~ Scott Pooler ~ Shane Guill ~ Adam Kehrwald

Amos A. Meyer, son of Daniel and Bena (Stratmeyer) Meyer, was born July 25, 1921 at Chancellor, SD. He attended country schools at Chancellor, Tea, and rural Sioux Falls before attending Washington High School.

He was united in marriage with Lillian Gibson on September 12, 1942 in Sioux Falls. Amos worked for John Morrell & Co. for a brief period before serving in the U.S. Army during WW II. Following the war he returned to Morrell's where he worked for 41 years retiring in 1983. After traveling for several years he started working as a grocery sacker at Sunshine Foods part-time.

Amos' hobbies included bowling, traveling, and going to coffee with friends.

He was a member of First Reformed Church and the American Legion.

Grateful for having shared his life are his wife, Lillian M. Meyer, Sioux Falls, SD; two sons, Dennis (Carol) Meyer, Oakland, NE, Douglas (Cindy) Meyer, Sioux Falls, SD; eight grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; two sisters, Sylvia May, Sioux Falls, SD, Sylvia (David) Walker, Denver, CO; one brother, Roger (Diana) Meyer, Sioux Falls, SD; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Amos was preceded in death by his parents; a great grandchild, Jessica Bingen; a brother, Elmer; and two sisters, Gladys Meyer and Theda Ritter. 
 
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 Parents:
  Daniel E. Meyer (1890 - 1972)
  Jacobbina (Bena) J. Stratmeyer Meyer (1897 - 1963)
 
 Spouse:
  Lillian M Gibson Meyer (1922 - 2011)
 
 Siblings:
  Theda Meyer Ritter (1916 - 1997)*
  Sylvia Margaret Meyer May (1917 - 2010)*
  Amos A. Meyer (1921 - 2010)
  Gladys Ione Meyer (1927 - 1941)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hills of Rest Memorial Park
Sioux Falls
Minnehaha County
South Dakota, USA
 
Created by: Gene Hammerstrom
Record added: Jun 26, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54152711
Amos A. Meyer
Added by: Gene Hammerstrom
 
 
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