Leoris Lee Meyer
Leoris “Lee” Meyer, age 84, of Brooklyn, passed away on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at her home with her family. She was born on Aug. 14, 1929, in Beaver Dam, the daughter of Ernest & Edna (Busse) Jaehnke. Lee married the love of her life, Eugene Meyer on June 23, 1951, in Beaver Dam and they spent 61 wonderful years together. Lee worked at Brooklyn Elementary for 30 years, retiring in 1997. She enjoyed reading, baking, and gardening. Lee and Gene enjoyed traveling together. Their favorite places included Alaska, Spain and Thailand. Lee had a very active social life and loved spending time with family. She was a loving mother, grandmother and wife. Lee and Gene exemplified the true meaning of marriage and commitment in loving and caring for each other.
Lee is survived by her daughters, Lynnette (Perry) Outhouse, Janelle (Dennis) McMannes, and Susan (John) Statz, and son, Dale (Dennis Daughtridge) Meyer; grandchildren, Kristi and Jason Outhouse, Kathryn and Charlie McMannes, and Jake and Alyssa Statz. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and brother, Clifford (Mildred) Jaehnke.
Funeral Services will be held at GUNDERSON OREGON FUNERAL HOME, 1150 Park St., Oregon, at 1 p.m., on Sunday, May 25, 2014, with the Rev. Rebecca Ninke presiding. Burial will be at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be at the funeral home from 11 a.m. until the time of service on Sunday.
Memorials may be made to Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation www.alzinfo.org. Online condolences may be made at www.gundersonfh.com.
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