Leo Edward Meyer

Leo Edward Meyer went to be with the Lord on May 16, 2023, at the age of 89.  He was born on January 26, 1934, to Edward & Margaret Meyer.  He grew up in Okarche, where he graduated from Holy Trinity High School.  After graduation, he served as a member of the U.S. Army for 6 years.  

He later met and married Mable Ruth Eaton on February 7, 1959.  They made their home in Okarche where they were married for 60 years.  They had 2 daughters, Lori & Kimberly. 

Leo worked for Temtrol for 42 years, as one of the first employees when it opened.   During that time, he also worked at Maschino meat packing plant.  He proudly served on the Okarche Volunteer Fire Department for 25 years, where he served as Fire Chief during part of that time.  He enjoyed farming and raising cattle.  He was also a lifelong member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church and was an honorary member of the Knights of Columbus.

Leo is survived by his daughters Lori Crawford and husband Ray, and Kimberly Annuschat and husband Thomas.  Grandchildren Shari & Chris Black, Kristina & Brian Mueggenborg, Clark & Jordyn Crawford, and Kelsey & Dillon Ellis.  Great Grandchildren Ember, Latham & Harper Black, Preston & Blake Mueggenborg, Elayna & Wesley Crawford, and Hayli, Rhett, Landon, Bennett, & Annie Ellis.

One sister, Josephine Benda, and two brothers Art Meyer and Edward Meyer.

Leo was preceded in death by his parents, wife Mable, and two sisters Lavern Hauenstein and Pauline Meyer.

Rosary will be at 7:00 p.m., Sunday, May 21st, and Funeral Services will be at 10:00 a.m., Monday, May 22nd at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Okarche.  Burial to follow at Holy Trinity Cemetery.