Delmar E. Meyer

Delmar E. Meyer, 71, of the town of Erin passed away Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2005 at his home.

He was born Sept. 23, 1934 in St. Helena, Neb. to Nicholas and Frances (nee Schroeder) Meyer. He married Karen Rosenthal on April 18, 1964 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Thompson, Wis.

Delmar was retired after working for Mercury Marine for 35 years. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1957 to 1961. Delmar enjoyed hunting and camping.

He is survived by his wife Karen; one daughter, Frances (Thomas) Selle of Allenton; two sons, Brian (Donna) of Hartford and Nick (Jodi) of Iron Ridge; seven grandchildren; Kristine (Shane fiancˇ), Erik, Kayla, Derick, Chase, Heather and Holly; two great-grandchildren, Gavin and Veronica; two brothers, Melvin (Janice) of Omaha, Neb. and Dennis (Cardi) Meyer of Tea, S.D.; three sisters, Mary Ann Janssen, Dee (Darold) Paulson of Crofton, S.D. and Eileen (Dale) List of Pierre, S.D.; one brother-in-law, James Ankeny of Hartington, Neb. Delmar is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Delmar was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Alverda; brother, Larry; and brother-in-law, George Janssen.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, at 10 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Thompson with Fr. Fred Alexander officiating. Family will greet relatives and friends on Monday from 4 to 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home, with a prayer service to be held at 7:30 p.m.

Interment at the new St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Thompson.

Memorials to the American Diabetes Association or St. Mary of the Hill appreciated.

Shimon Funeral Home, Hartford is assisting the family; 673-9500.

www.shimonfuneralhome.com.