The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

November 12, 2012

Orville Henry Meyer

Clinton Herald

CLINTON — In Loving Memory - Orville Henry Meyer


Orville Henry Meyer, 93, of Clinton, Iowa, died Friday, November 9, 2012, at the Alverno. Services will be Wednesday, November 14, 2012, at 10 a.m. at the Elvira Zion Lutheran Church. Visitation will be Tuesday, November 13, 2012, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Clinton Chapel Snell-Zornig Funeral Home and Crematory. Burial will be in the Clinton Lawn Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jerome Burken, Scott Hansen, Bernhard Bahnsen, Ron Lampe, Leroy Andresen, Jim Ebensberger, Todd Mangler and Bill Allen. Vic Camp will be an honorary pallbearer.

Orville was born April 30, 1919, near Goose Lake, Iowa, the son of Harry and Amanda (Moehr) Drossal. He was adopted by John Meyer after his father died. He married Lucille Christiansen on August 22, 1948, at the Elvira Zion Lutheran Church. Orville farmed northwest of Elvira and was a salesman for Feeder Supply in Elvira. He retired in 1995.

He was a member of the Elvira Zion Lutheran Church, the Low Moor Lions Club and the Clinton Eagles Club.

Survivors include his wife, Lucille, of Clinton; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Don and Evelyn Mohr of Elvira; and two nieces and two nephews.

Orville was preceded in death by his parents.

Memorials may be made to the Elvira Food Pantry, Low Moor Lions Club or a favorite charity.                                                                      

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Death date: Nov. 9, 2012