Marvin “Buddy” Meyer, age 92, of Spring Valley, died Nov. 8, 2018, at his home.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Wykoff, with Pastor Michael Harman officiating. Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12 at Hindt Funeral Home in Spring Valley and will continue for one hour prior to the service on Tuesday at the church. Burial will take place at St. John’s Cemetery.

Marvin Frank “Buddy” Meyer was born Dec. 13, 1925, in Fillmore County. The son of Otto and Amanda (Affeldt) Meyer, he attended Forestville Country School and St. John’s Parochial School in Wykoff. He was united in marriage to Darlene Copeman on June 22, 1947, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Wykoff. They enjoyed 66 years of marriage. Together, they dairy farmed and worked the land for 46 years before moving to Spring Valley in 1993.

Buddy enjoyed playing cards, softball, dancing, camping and visiting with friends. He read his Bible each day and was devoted to his church. Most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He is survived by his children, Marsha (Roger) Winch of Stewartville, Dennis (Carolyn) Meyer of Wykoff, Lynette (Tom) Ramaker of Spring Valley, Nancy (Randel) Christopherson of Austin, and Douglas (Kim) Meyer; 12 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; one sister-in-law, June Meyer of Stewartville; and special friend, Pat Schwartz. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Darlene, in 2013; 11 siblings, Walter, Ernest, Alfred, Paul, Martha Rollie, Irvin, Amanda Zwart, Magdalena Jeske, Otto, Edna Schultz, and Edward.

Memorials are preferred to St. John’s Lutheran Church in Wykoff or St. John’s Parochial Lutheran School of Wykoff.

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