Juliana Helena (Schindler) Meyer, age 89, of St. Bonifacius, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, at the Haven Home in Maple Plain.
She was born Dec. 10, 1927, in Chaska, the daughter of Robert and Julia (Gestach) Schindler. Juliana was baptized and confirmed at Guardian Angels Catholic Church in Chaska.
She was united in marriage to Harvey W. Meyer June 11, 1947, at Guardian Angels Catholic Church in Chaska.
Juliana was proud to be a dairy farmer’s wife. She also enjoyed working at Hardee’s, and being a cashier at Home Laundry.
She loved playing the piano and organ, polka music, embroidering, cross stitching, and a good game of cards, sheep head being her favorite. Most of all, she loved being around her family, especially her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Juliana was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Julia Schindler; husband Harvey Meyer; son Douglas Meyer; grandson Brian Maass; great-grandson Mason Maass; son-in-law Robert Maass; sister and brother-in-law Delores and Gerald Schrempp; and brothers-in-law and sister-in-law Kenneth Diethelm, Orla and Walter Muhs, and Jack Carlin.
She is survived by her loving family: children and spouses Judy and Ron Maas of Maple Plain, Rosemary and Douglas Piotrowski of Stilwell, KS, Diana Maass of Delano, Delbert and Susan Meyer of Waconia, Leon Meyer of Fort Smith, AR, and Richard and Dana Meyer of St. Bonifacius; grandchildren Geoffrey (Jodi) Maass, Timothy (Julia) Maass, Julie (Bart) Kusske, Joann (Ken) Krueger, Teresa Maas, Craig J. Maas, Angela (Victor) Littleton, Jeremy (Jessica) Meyer, Taylor (Nicole) Gilbertson, Paul Meyer, Thomas Piotrowski, and Megan Meyer; 13 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
Juliana is further survived by a sister, Margaret Diethelm of Victoria; brothers and sisters-in-law Robert and Judy Schindler of Hector, Howard and Betty Meyer of Pea Ridge, AR, and Leona Carlin of Battle Ground, WA; nieces; nephews; and other relatives and friends.
Mass of Christian Burial Friday took place Friday, Feb. 24 at 11 a.m. at St. Boniface Catholic Church in St. Bonifacius; with interment at St. Boniface Catholic Cemetery.
There was visitation Thursday, Feb. 23 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the church, continuing Friday one hour prior to the Mass.
Casket bearers were Geoffrey Maass, Timothy Maass, Julie Kusske, Bart Kusske, Joann Krueger, Ken Krueger, Teresa Maas, Craig J. Maas, Angela Littleton, Jeremy Meyer, Taylor Gilbertson, Paul Meyer, Thomas Piotrowski, and Megan Meyer.
Arrangements were with the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia; www.johnsonfh.com.