Franklin Meyer


Franklin Hugo Meyer, 85, Owensville, passed away Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, at Capital Region Hospital in Jefferson City.

He was born May 5, 1933, to Hugo and Clara (Dieckhoff) Meyer, at Rosebud.

He was united in marriage to Shirley Hodges, Oct. 24, 1959, at the Church of Christ in Owensville.

Frank was a member of Church of Christ in Owensville. He enjoyed pitching horse-shoes with his good friend Donald “Duke” Enke.

He was preceded in death by parents, Hugo and Clara; and brother, Ronnie Meyer.

He is survived by wife, Shirley of the home; son, Dennis A. Meyer and wife Kaye of Des Moines, Iowa; brother, Harlan Meyer and wife Betty of Rosebud; sisters, Laverne Deke and husband Rallin of Emma and Delores Gebhardt and husband Roy of Hartville, Wyo.; sister-in-law, Darlene Wehmeyer of St. Louis; and by two grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, Jan. 15, at Church of Christ of Owensville with Pastor Larry Harris officiating. Burial was in Countryside Memorial Gardens in Owensville. Memorials contributions suggested to Church of Christ of Owensville.

Arrangements entrusted to Gottenstroeter Funeral Home, Owensville.


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