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Lyle Raymond Meyer -- West Concord

WEST CONCORD -- The funeral for Lyle Raymond Meyer will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in West Concord, with the Rev. Kurt Farrell officiating. Burial will be in St. Vincent de Paul Cemetery in West Concord.

Mr. Meyer, 66, of West Concord, died Wednesday (April 20, 2005) at his home.

Born Nov. 19, 1938, in Blooming Prairie, he attended country school in Dodge County District 11 near West Concord. He served in the Army Reserves from 1956 to 1960, and married Patsy Lewis on Nov. 17, 1958, at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. The couple lived in Kenyon, West Concord, Dodge Center and Zumbrota before moving to Goodhue in 1989 and, after retirement, to West Concord in 2000. He worked at his dad's gas station, on Carl Welsh's Turkey Farm, DeMuth Steel, Fulton Fabrication and Burts Farm Store. He enjoyed fishing, bowling and camping.

Survivors include his wife; five daughters, Rhonda (Kevin) Johnson of Goodhue, Julie (Randy) Helgeson of Kenyon, Dawn (fiancé; Brian Floren) Bakken of West Concord, Valerie Parker of Goodhue, LaDonna (fiancé; Mark Wright) Knott of Dodge Center; two sons, Cory of Red Wing, Lyle (Billie Jo) of Goodhue; three sisters, Lyla (Norbert) Ira of Protivan, Iowa, Sandra (Dennis) Grant of Chaska, Minn., and Barbara (Roger) Hinrichs of Zumbrota; three brothers, Jerry (Irma) of West Concord, and Darrel and Michael (Brenda), both of Zumbrota; 24 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. One son and one granddaughter preceded him in death.

Visitation will be at West Concord Funeral Chapel from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, with a prayer service at 7 p.m., and from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the church.

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