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Marie Ann Meyer — Rochester

ROCHESTER — The funeral Mass for Marie Ann Meyer will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Church of St. John the Evangelist in Rochester, with the Rev. Harry Jewison officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.

Mrs. Meyer, 94, of Rochester, died Tuesday (March 18, 2008) at her home, of natural causes.

Marie Ann Kocer was born Feb. 22, 1914, in Wagner, S.D. She was raised in South Dakota and later taught there in a one-room schoolhouse. She married Andrew A. Meyer on Aug. 19, 1939, at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Rochester. The couple lived in Louisville, Ky., from 1945 to 1951, then returned to the Byron area to farm. From 1968 to 1972, they resided in St. Petersburg, Fla., before returning to Rochester. Her husband was also a realtor; he died Aug. 6, 1998. Mrs. Meyer was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church and its St. Theresa Altar Group.

She is survived by two daughters, Karen M. Kinley and Joan A. Scott, both of Rochester; a son, Warren J. (Nancy) of Rochester; 10 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Irene Joyce of Rochester and Genevieve (Robert) Engle of Bertrand, Neb. Other survivors include a daughter-in-law, Karen Meyer of Rochester. She was preceded in death by her husband; a son, Wayne A.; a grandson, Zachary T. Meyer; two brothers and four sisters.

Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at Macken Funeral Home in Rochester, and an hour before the service Tuesday at the church.

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