Helen Meyer

Saturday, November 25, 2006

Helen M. Meyer, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Nov. 24, 2006, at her home.

She was born May 30, 1921, at Black Oak, Ark., daughter of Jean and Lilly May Nicholas Giroir. She and Thomas L. Meyer were married May 8, 1941, at Cape Girardeau.

Meyer was a member of St. Mary's Cathedral, a Girl and Boy Scouts leader and a member of the Friends of Saint Francis Medical Center.

Survivors include her husband; two sons, Thomas M. Meyer and David L. Meyer, both of Cape Girardeau; five daughters, Mary Jean McIntyre of St. Louis, Deborah J. Joyce of Farmington, Mo., Madonna Boyd of Dunsmuir, Calif., Janice M. Meyer and Beth McFerron, both of Cape Girardeau; 13 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her brother and twin granddaughters.

Friends may call at Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, with a scripture service at 7 p.m. followed by a Knights of Columbus rosary.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Mary's Cathedral. The Rev. Tom Kiefer will officiate, with burial in St. Mary's Cemetery.