Vernon Henry "Weinie" Meyer, of Brunswick, died Sunday, June 24, 2012, at Brunswick Nursing Home.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 29, 2012, at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Brunswick, with Rev. Rob Fields officiating. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 28, 2012, at Breshears Memorial Chapel in Brunswick. Rosary will be said at 8 p.m. Burial will be in St. Boniface Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Kevin Meyer, Shawn Meyer, Shelby Meyer, Elliott Meyer, Brad Finkbiner and Alex Jones. Honorary pallbearers will be Robert Kussman, Bill White, Jack Clements, JoAnn Ousley, Tony Meyer, Myron Pearman, Mrs. Ralph (Pat) Meyer, Marcie Lock, Sam Johnson, George Henke, Vince Straub, Dr. John Widmer, Gene Gooch, Eddie Smock, Ken Gilkeson and Dr. J.W. Gamby. Memorials may be made to St. Boniface Catholic Cemetery or Brunswick Nursing Home, and may be left or mailed to Breshears Memorial Chapel, 207 W. Broadway, Brunswick, MO 65236.
Born Dec. 20, 1913, in Chariton County, he was the son of the late Julius O. and Sophia Straub Meyer. He graduated from Brunswick High School in 1931. On June 28, 1934, in Carrollton, he married Madeline Boyer, who preceded him in death on Dec. 15, 1995. He was founder and owner of Brunswick Sale Company for 50 years. He raised livestock and had worked as a bread truck driver.He was a member of the Missouri Cattleman's Association, a charter member of Brunswick Knights of Columbus and a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church.
He is survived by three children, David Meyer and his wife, Judy, of Tucson, Ariz., Donnie Meyer and his wife, Joyce, of Brunswick, and Carol Fugett of Columbia; one daughter-in-law, Mary Jane Meyer of Brunswick; seven grandchildren, Kevin Meyer and his wife, Kelly, Jeanette VanNoord, Shelle Johnson and her husband, Danny, Shawn Meyer and his wife, Tiffany, Stacy Jones, Shelby Meyer and his wife, Megan, Amy Finkbiner and her husband, Brad; and seven great-grandchildren, Elliot Meyer, Alex and Ryan Jones, Elise VanNoord, Cadence, Evan Peyton and Zane Meyer.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by one son, Larry Meyer; one granddaughter, Shirley Meyer; and his dear friend, Mildred Hilderbrand.
Additional information provided per family recompense.