Doris M. MeyerAugust 29, 1929 ~ May 28, 2017 (age 87)
Doris M. Meyer, 87, of Sparta, passed away, Sunday, May 28, 2017 at the Morrow Memorial Home, Sparta. She was born at home, August 29, 1929, to the late Joseph and Palma (Paulson) Arentz.
Doris grew up in Sparta and graduated from Sparta High School. She married Kenneth Meyer on February 4, 1948. He preceded her in death on March 13, 2002. Doris was a member of the Lioness Woman’s Club and was a member of the Ladies Aid at St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church in Sparta. She enjoyed playing cards with her card group at the Morrow Home. Above all, Doris loved to spend time with her grandchildren.
Doris is survived by her two children, Vicki (Joel) Brandau, Fond du Lac; and Daniel (Shari) Meyer, Onalaska; four grandchildren, Jackie (Ben) Dumke, Neenah; Jacob (Amy) Brandau, Westfield, IN; Amanda (Joe) Vermeulen, McFarland; and Michael Meyer, Onalaska; three great-grandchildren, Brett Dumke, Ava and Jack Brandau. She is further survived by her sister-in-law, Helen Meyer.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth; parents, Joseph and Palma; a son, Michael Meyer; and several brothers and sisters.
A Funeral Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 31, at St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church, Sparta, with Rev. John Meyer officiating. Burial will immediately follow in the church cemetery.
Family and friends are invited to call at the church on Wednesday, from 10 a.m. until the time of service. Online condolences may be offered to the Meyer family at www.schanhoferfh.com
In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to the following: St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church, 419 Jefferson Ave., Sparta, WI 54656; and/or the Morrow Memorial Home, 331 S. Water St., Sparta, WI 54656.
The Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.