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 Donald F Meyers

Donald F Meyers

Birth
Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 5 Mar 2010 (aged 80)
Eau Claire County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin, USA
Memorial ID 49444228 · View Source
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Donald F. Meyers, 80, of Eau Claire died Friday, March 5, 2010, at Oakwood Hills Retirement Center.

He was born at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire on August 20, 1929, a son of George I. and Louise (Koenig) Meyers.

He attended St. Patrick's Elementary and graduated from St. Patrick's High School (Regis) in 1947. Don graduated from St. John's University in Collegeville, MN, in 1951, and then did graduate studies at the University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Foreign Service Institute, and American University, both in Washington DC.

He served in the U.S. Army from 1951 to 1953.

Don taught school in Melrose, MN, and St. Thomas Academy in St. Paul, MN, before joining the Foreign Service Diplomatic Corps. in 1957. He served in the embassies or consulates of LeHavre, France; Bamako, Mali; Conakry, Guinea; Washington, DC; Ottawa, Canada; Singapore, China; Brisbane, Australia; Dhahran, Saudi Arabia; and Casablanca, Morocco. Don returned to Eau Claire after retiring from the Foreign Service in 1983.

He was a member of the Executive Board of the Eau Claire Democratic Party, Advocacy Committee of the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center, Poll Worker, American Foreign Services Assoc., and the National Assoc. of retired Federal Employees.

Don enjoyed fishing, gardening, collecting art, watching soap operas, reading, politics, doing crossword puzzles in ink, going to the casinos, and kidding his family and friends.

He is survived by his brother, George G. (Joan) Meyers of Eau Claire; sister, Marianna (Thomas) Greenlee of Eau Claire; nephews and nieces, Greg Meyers, Jenny Meyers, Joni Shriner, Jayni Mattes, Gavin Greenlee, Peter Greenlee, Geol Greenlee, Neri Greenlee Wilkerson and Nori Hadley; and many great nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and a nephew, Thomas D. Greenlee.

Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, March 9, 2010, at St. Olaf Catholic Church with Father Brian Konopa celebrating the Mass. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Eau Claire. Visitation will be one hour prior to services Tuesday at St. Olaf Catholic Church, 3220 Monroe St., Eau Claire, WI, 54703.

Lenmark-Gomsrud-Linn Funeral and Cremation Services is serving his family.

The family requests memorials be directed to St. Olaf Catholic Church, P.O. Box 1203, Eau Claire, WI 54702 or to Catholic Schools of Eau Claire and Altoona, 2728 Mall Drive, Eau Claire, WI 54701.

To express condolences online, please visit obituaries at www.lenmarkfh.com.


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  • Created by: James Seidelman
  • Added: 8 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 49444228
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Donald F Meyers (20 Aug 1929–5 Mar 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49444228, citing Sacred Heart Cemetery, Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by James Seidelman (contributor 9118441) .