Arlynn Meyer

 Arlynn Lee Meyer, 83, of Minden passed away on Sunday, December 13, 2020 at his home. Memorial services were held at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 17, 2020 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Minden with the Rev. Christopher Hazzard officiating. The service was streamed to the church’s Facebook page. Private family inurnment was held prior to services at the Minden Cemetery. There was no visitation as the family has honored Arlynn’s wish for cremation. 

Memorials in Arlynn’s honor are kindly suggested to the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Minden or the Orphan Grain Train. Craig Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 

Arlynn L. Meyer was born on October 7, 1937 in Holdrege to Otto and Olinda (Schielke) Meyer. He was baptized at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Wilcox, and was confirmed at Mount Calvary Lutheran in Holdrege. He graduated from Callaway High School.

He was united in marriage to Lola Johnson in Campbell at the Presbyterian Church by his uncle Rev. Otto Heinitz, who was a Lutheran minister. They were blessed with one daughter, Nancy Rae on January 15, 1963. Nancy married Joe Forey. They had two children, Stephanie and Joshua, and three great-grandchildren: MadiLynn, Haylee and Wyatt Hays.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Lola; daughter, Nancy and her husband Joe Forey; granddaughter, Stephanie and her husband Nathan Hays; grandson, Joshua Forey; 3 great-grandchildren, MadieLynn, Haylee, and Wyatt Hays; brother, Alan Meyer and his wife Julie; nephews, Todd and Sean Meyer; brother and sister-in-laws, Lee and Glenda Johnson, Lynn and Nancy Johnson, and Shirley Johnson; as well as a host of extended relatives and close friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Dennis. 

Tributes and memories can be shared with the family at www.craigfunerals.com.