Dorothy Caroline Meyer -- Austin

AUSTIN -- The funeral for Dorothy Caroline Meyer will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Trinity Lutheran Church in rural Waltham, with the Rev. Robert Stohmann officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mrs. Meyer, 78, of rural Austin, a farm homemaker, died Monday evening (Aug. 2, 2004) at her home following a long illness with cancer.

Dorothy Caroline Kohlmeyer was born March 6, 1926, in Wykoff, graduated from Wykoff High School and attended Bethany Lutheran College. On Aug. 21, 1948, she married Leonard Meyer at St. John's Lutheran parsonage in Austin. After retiring from farming, they spent winters in Texas. Mrs. Meyer was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and was active in ladies Aid and LWML. Her interests included flowers, gardening, needlework and making quilts for the needy.

Survivors include two daughters, Juliene (John) Schieck of Austin and Margery (Larry) Hinterman of Aransas Pass, Texas; a son, Kenneth (Sylvia) Meyer of Boulder, Colo.; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; three sisters, Helen (Don) Keyes of Wykoff, Ruth (Rueben) Grabau of Spring Valley and Dorene (Claire) Vomhof of Rochester; a brother, Walter (Eunice) Kohlmeyer of Oronoco; and special friend, Herb Fox of Dallas, Texas. Her husband, a son and a sister preceded her in death.

Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Worlein Funeral Home in Austin. There will be no reviewal.

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