Allene Meyr

Tuesday, May 25, 2004

Allene Bertha Grossheider Meyr, 80, of Gordonville passed away Monday, May 24, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.

She was born April 15, 1924, in Gordonville, daughter of Martin and Bertha Koch Grossheider. She and Marvin H. Meyr were married April 12, 1953.

Allene worked with her husband on the family farm many years. She was a lifelong member of Zion Lutheran Church at Gordonville.

Loving survivors include her husband; a son, Donny Wayne Meyr; two daughters, Nancy Meyr and Carolyn Meyr, all of Gordonville; a sister, Erma Meyer of Jackson; and a sister-in-law, Wilma Grossheider of Gordonville.

She was preceded in death by a son, Kenneth Ray Meyr, who died Sept. 10, 1979; two brothers, Melvin Grossheider, who died April 26, 2002, and her twin brother, Elton Grossheider, who died Jan. 16, 1925.

Friends may call at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson from 5 to 8 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Zion Lutheran Church in Gordonville, with the Rev. Wayne Schwiesow officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Zion Lutheran Church Altar Fund or Repair Fund.