Herbert Vincent Meyer, 88, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Fulton, passed away at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau on January 3, 2013. He was born February 20, 1924 in Pilot Grove, the son of the late Hubert Joseph Meyer and the late Ruth Nancy (Heidtman) Meyer. In 1947, Herbert was united in marriage to Dorothy Ann (McLaughlin) Meyer, who survives his passing at the home.
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In addition to his wife of 65 years, Herbert will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by three sons, Matthew D. Meyer and wife, Suzy, of Leawood, KS, Michael L. Meyer and wife, Betty, of Scott City, and Mark V. Meyer and special friend, Donna Hudson, of Fulton; two daughters, Nancy S. Bledsoe and husband, Jerry, of Kelso, and Peggy Brady and husband, Mark, of Fulton; 15 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. In addition to his parents, Herbert was preceded in death by one son, Mitchel Joseph Meyer, and one daughter, Christa Ann Meyer.
Herbert fought in World War II in the European Theatre with General George S. Patton's 8th Armored Division at the Battle of the Bulge, earning three bronze stars. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Kiwanis Club, St. Peter School Advisory Board, Agriculture Advisory Board – Fulton High School Vocation Agriculture, an honorary member of FFA Chapter, and served on the Fulton Chamber of Commerce Board.
Mass service will be 10:00am on Wednesday, January 9, 2012 at St. Peter's Catholic Church in Fulton. Visitation will be from 5:00pm until 7:00pm on Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at Maupin Funeral Home in Fulton with a Wake Service at 7:00pm with Deacon John Neudecker officiating. Interment will be held at Sts.Peter and Paul Catholic Church Cemetery in Boonville. Memorial contributions may be made to American Red Cross or St. Peter's School and Parish, c/o Maupin Funeral Home, 301 Douglas Blvd., Fulton, MO 65251.
Online condolences may be shared at www.MaupinFuneralHome.com.
Published in Boonville Daily News from Jan. 7 to Jan. 15, 2013