Warren H. Meyer, age 83, of Gaylord, formerly of Winsted, died Monday, Jan. 9, 2012, at Oak Terrace Care Center in Gaylord.
He was born May 22, 1928, in New Ulm, the son of Rebecca (Mehlhop) and Paul Meyer.
Warren enjoyed flower and vegetable gardening, being outdoors in the sun, playing bingo, and especially enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren. He also loved watching wrestling and the Minnesota Twins.
He worked at Mid-America Dairy for 25 years, and retired from there in 1988.
Warren is survived by his children, Douglas W. Meyer (special friend Debbie Loots), Kevin B. (Wendy) Meyer, and Brenda (David) Schwantz; grandchildren Jeremy Davis, Jennifer Davis, Jamie Lund, David Schwantz and Brandon Meyer; six great-grandchildren; a brother, Orlando Meyer; sisters Eleanor Heintz, Marilyn Kiecker and Yvonne (Virgil) Swanson; and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Rebecca Meyer; first wife Ruth (Dahl) Meyer in 1979; second wife Lucille Fasching Meyer in 2009; a daughter, Veronica R. Davis, in 2003; and brothers-in-law Donny Kiecker and Bob Heintz.
Funeral services took place Friday, Jan. 13 at 11 a.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Winsted. The urn bearer was David Schwantz. Interment followed at Winsted Public Cemetery.
Visitation was Thursday, Jan. 12 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted, and continued Friday one hour prior to the services at the church.
The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted assisted the family with arrangements. Online condolences can be made at www.chilsonfuneralhome.com.