Lucille Evelyn Meyer, 94, of Latimer, passed away Sunday, July 23, 2017, at Franklin General Hospital in Hampton, Iowa.
She was born April 29, 1923, in Geneva, Iowa, to Ernest Andrew and Jesse Olive (Baylis) Theis. Lucille graduated from Geneva High School. She was united in marriage to Theodore William Meyer on May 11, 1941, at Grant Center Church in rural Iowa Falls, Iowa. Lucille was a farmer's wife and loved every minute of it. She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Latimer, Iowa, where she was also active in the Ladies Aid group. Lucille enjoyed baking, gardening, selling pies and garden produce at the farmer's market, and she loved spending time with her family.
Lucille is survived by her children Gerald (Janice) Meyer of Rockford, Timothy (Doris) Meyer of Winterset, Sylvia (Roland) Massow of Robins, Cynthia (Gary) Sevde of Atkins, sister Pearl Bauer of Scottsdale, Arizona, grandchildren Steven (Emma) Meyer, Robin (Michael) Godfrey, Matthew (Dori) Sevde, Rebecca (Aaron) Bunce, Amanda (Matthew) Ottinger, Wesley (Stephanie) Massow, Jennifer Massow, Theodore "Ted" (Stephanie Worm) Massow, Shawna Massow, 15 great-grandchildren and 4 step great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, stepfather Elmo Holm, husband Theodore, grandson Michael William Meyer, sister Alice, sister Lillian and brother Ernest.
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Dear Lucille's family,
We all understood the diagnosis but when reality hits, it is devastating! But, as Christians we have faith knowing God's holy angels came to take her to heaven. I'll continue to pray for everyone, that God will keep you safe, give you courage, and comfort through this grieving time. We now must celebrate her life with us and give praise that God has promised her a heavenly home!
LOVE to each one!
Until we meet again, sweet Aunt Lucille, rest in paradise. Job well done faithful servant! We will always remember your sweet smile, adorable dimples and cute giggles! Your courageous zest for life, your gardening skills and talent for baking those amazing pies will live on in your kids and grandkids. Ruth and I have such fond childhood memories of coming to your farm! WE LOVE YOU Aunt Lucille, and you will be forever and always in our hearts!
We are so sorry to hear of Lucille's passing. We didn't get to spend a lot of time with her but sure enjoyed the time we did, and we continue to do so as we bought there family home place here in Latimer. She share some good memories with us when we stopped and seen her in Hampton this spring and summer. Great woman and she will be missed.
Mike Bower & Kimberly Calmer
Dear Family---We were so sorry to learn of Lucille's passing while at the Thies Reunion .....a reunion she loved and never missed. I always looked forward to her radiant smile and visiting with her at the reunions. She was a hard worker and loved making her delicious pies. We will keep you all in our thoughts and prayers in the days to come. God bless!!!!
Lovingly, Dave and Sharleen (Hofmeister) Hubbard. Parkersburg, Iowa
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