Monday, October 4, 2010

Louis E. Meyer (October 2, 2010)

Louis E. "Louie" Meyer, age 90, of Greenville, Ohio, formerly of Troy, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, October 2, 2010, at Hospice of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio. He was born on December 1, 1919, in Troy, Ohio, to the late Louis A. and Clara (Handle) Meyer. His wife of 68 years, Nonie H. (Horton) Meyer, survives.

Other survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law: Thomas R. and Peggy A. Meyer of Dayton, Ohio, and Timothy E. and Jean L. Meyer of Prospect, Ohio; one daughter and son-in-law, Nonie L. and Danny Chick of Powell; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Meyer was preceded in death by his sister, Virginia Burkholder.

Louie was a graduate of Troy High School and served as Corporal in the US Army Air Force during WWII. He was an active life-long member and Past Exalted Ruler of the Troy Elks; a member of Knights of Columbus and St. Marys Catholic Church, Greenville. Louie was the former Mayor of Wayne Lakes, Ohio, and a long time member of St. Patrick Catholic Church, Troy, where he was an usher and a member of the choir.

He was formerly employed by Waco Aircraft Company, Troy Sunshade Company and Braun Brothers in Troy.

A memorial mass will be held at 10:30AM on Saturday, October 9, 2010, at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Troy,with Rev. Fr. James Duell officiating. Memorial visitation will be held on Saturday from 4-8PM at Baird Funeral Home, Troy, with Elks Lodge of Sorrow Service at 7:00PM.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, Miami Valley Chapter, 2797 Summit Glen Drive, G100, Dayton, Ohio 45449.

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