Louise A. Meyer, age 85 of Hoffman, passed away Saturday, April 18 at Carlyle Healthcare Center. Funeral services for 85 year old Louise A. Meyer will be Thursday, April 23 at 11:00 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hoffman. Burial will be in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery. Friends may call Wednesday from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. and Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to service time at the church. Memorials are suggested to Trinity Lutheran Church or to Christ Our Rock Lutheran High School. The Zieren Funeral Home in Carlyle is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Meyer was born on September 7, 1929, in Hoffman, a daughter of Theodore and Lillie (Beckmann) Hanke. She married Lester Meyer on June 12, 1948, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hoffman and he preceded her in death on November 18, 1987.
Mrs. Meyer is survived by her children – Sheila Holston and husband Mike of Hoffman, Jeannie Brammeier and husband John of Carmel, Indiana, Leslie Straith and husband Bill of Centralia, and Lester Keith Meyer and wife Diann of Hoffman; 9 grandchildren – Jodi Palm and husband Doug, Tom Michael and wife Shana, Mike Michael and wife Stephanie, Tim Brammeier and wife Linette, Jill King and husband Jimmy, Tara Franke and husband Aaron, Heather Kuder and husband Greg, Kellee DeMattei and husband Bryan, and Bryan Meyer; 14 great grandchildren – Eli and Jianna Palm; Nick, Nate, and Kylie Michael; Ty and Colt Michael; Tanner and Lauren Brammeier; Sophia, Trevor, Aiden, and Audrey King; and Taylor Kuder; a sister-in-law – Marie Hanke of Hoffman, and a brother-in-law – Rev. Milfred Meyer and wife Sandy of Cedar Creek, Texas.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband; a brother – Harold Hanke; a sister – Naomi Wessel and husband Walter; a son-in-law – Bob Michael; her father and mother-in-law – John and Agnes Meyer; and her sisters-in-law – Verna Schnitzmeyer and husband Ray, Pauline Hill and husband Gene, and Ruth Czerwonka and husband Ray.
Mrs. Meyer was an active member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Hoffman, where she was a greeter and a member of the L.W.M.L. She worked as a beautician in Hoffman for many years. Louise loved spending time with her family and enjoyed bowling, playing cards, and cross stitching.
Zieren Funeral Home
1111 Clinton Street
Carlyle, Il 62231