Mary Butler Meyers Funeral Home
6300 Parallel Pkwy.
Kansas City, KS 66102
(913) 334-6300
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W. Max Meyers, age 92, passed away May 30, 2014 in K.C.KS. Max was born to Clinton Meyers and Edna Meyers, in Hiawatha, Kansas. The youngest of six children he moved with his family to Kansas City, Kansas, in 1928. He attended Prescott Grade School, Central Junior High School and Wyandotte High School, class of 1940. He attended class at Kansas City Kansas Community College 1940-1941, when he was employed by Brotherhood State Bank. Max enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1942 and was discharged as a 1st Lieutenant in 1946. He returned to work again at the Brotherhood State Bank as assistant cashier. He was named chief loan officer in 1955. Max served as president from 1964- 1977. During his banking career he was quite active in civic and national organizations. He served on many Kansas Banking association committees. He was a member of the KCK Chamber of Commerce, Wyandotte County Red Cross, The American Cancer Society and the T.B. and Health Association. He was a member of the Rotary Club, Terrace Club serving as President in 1977, Victory Hills Country Club and Milburn Golf & Country Club. Governor Docking appointed him to the State Banking Board in 1968, he was elected Chairman 1972 and served till 1974. He later became an Assistant Funeral Director for the Mary Butler Meyers Funeral Home. He is a member of Christ the King Catholic Church in Kansas City, Ks. Working with Father Raymond Daveron he was chairman of the first Future Full of Hope drive and was a former member of the Serra Club of Kansas City, Ks. He was preceded in death by his parents, sister and one brother. He is survived by Mary Butler Meyers of the home; his son, W. Curtis 'Curt' Meyers (wife Chris), K.C.KS; daughters Linda Moore and Kathleen Baska, Lenexa, Ks; grandchildren, Karl Paluka (wife Pam), Marya Bleich (husband Jason), Mike L. Baska, and Matthew Garnett (wife Devina), 6 great grandchildren. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 A.M. June 7, 2014 at Christ the King Catholic Church, 53rd & Leavenworth Rd., Kansas City, KS. The family will receive friends 4:00-7:00 P.M. Friday, June 6, 2014 at the Mary Butler Meyers Funeral Home, 6300 Parallel Pkwy., Kansas City, KS, prayer service 4:15 P.M. Burial will be Highland Park Cemetery, Kansas City, Ks. The family suggests memorial contributions to Christ the King Catholic Church, 3024 N. 53rd St., Kansas City, KS 66104. Memories and condolences may be expressed by visiting www.marybutlermeyers.com Arrangements: Mary Butler Meyers Funeral Home 913-334-6300.
Published in Kansas City Star on June 4, 2014
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