Garden Chapel

Clarence J. Meyers

November 11, 2011
Pella, Iowa

10:00 A.M. Monday, November 14, 2011
Otley Reformed Church
Otley, Iowa

After Noon, Sunday, November 13, 2011
with family present 2:00-4:00 P.M.
Garden Chapel Funeral Home
Pella, Iowa

In Lieu of Flowers Memorials may be given to:
Otley Reformed Church
Hospice of Pella

Oakwood Cemetery
Pella, Iowa

In Memory Of

Clarence J. Meyers
Pella, Iowa
(Age 88)

August 20, 1923 - November 11, 2011

Clarence Jay Meyers, son of Chester and Mary DeGraff Meyers, was born on August 20, 1923, near Prairie City, Iowa. He passed away Friday, November 11, 2011, at Jefferson Place in Pella, Iowa.

He received his early education in the Prairie City area and graduated from Monroe High School.

On February 4, 1949, Clarence was united in marriage with Myrna Van Haaften at the Otley Reformed Church.  To this union five children were born:  Debbie, Craig, Vicki, Marty, and Curtis.

Clarence and Myrna farmed in the Prairie City, Monroe, Knoxville, and Pella areas.  In 1988 they moved to Pella.  Most recently Clarence lived at Vriendschap Village and Jefferson Place in Pella.

He enjoyed his retirement years and kept busy with gardening and taking care of his flowers.  He was well known for his homemade peanut clusters and cookies which he shared with many.  Clarence loved spending time with his family and many friends. 

Clarence had a strong Christian faith and was a member of the Otley Reformed Church.  He served in the consistory for many years. He also was a board member of the Otley/Monroe Co-op.

He is survived his five children; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Clarence's family:

Debbie Vander Linden – Pella
            Jeff Vander Linden
            Angie Vander Linden and Ron Paxton
                        Courtney, Ryder, and Treyton Paxton

Craig and Sherry (Rouw) Meyers – Pella
            Jenny and Scott Buitenwerf
            Cory Meyers

Vicki Meyers – Pella

Marty and Evonn (Van Wyk) Meyers - Pella
            Markus Meyers
Matthew Meyers

Curtis and Lori (Butler) Meyers – Pella
            Christopher Meyers

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