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John Norris Meyer
October 22, 1919–September 4, 1971
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John N. Meyer, 51, died at his home in Cass Township, near Anamosa, Saturday evening, Sept. 4, 1971.
John Norris Meyer was born in Monticello, Oct. 22, 1919, the son of John and Alma Arnold Meyer. He received his early education in the Jones County rural schools. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II, received the Purple Heart and two Oak Leaf Cluster citations.
John N. Meyer and Mable Rosenstiel were married Nov. 29, 1941, and the couple farmed in Jones and Iowa counties. They have lived near Anamosa since 1956. He was employed at Collins Radio since 1966 and because of his health retired a few months ago.
He is survived by his wife, Mable, five children, Mrs. Sara Odeen, Lee, Mass; John Leroy Meyer, Sunnyvale, Calif.; Stanley Meyer, St. Louis, Mo.; Steven Meyer, Lee, Mass.; and William Meyer, Anamosa. Five grandchildren, and his mother, Mrs. Alma Black, also survive. His father preceded him in death in 1930.
Meyer was a member of the Peace United Church of Christ, Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, Sept. 8, 1971, at 11 a.m. at the Peace United Church of Christ and interment was in Oakwood Cemetery, Monticello. The Rev. Wilson Finnery officiated at the services. The Monticello Drill Team had charge of the military honors and served as casket bearers.

Submitted by: Joanne Jones
Source: Anamosa Eureka Jounral, September 9, 1971, p. 5

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