Louis J. Meyerhoff, 87
Wed, 07/17/2019 - 4:14pm admin
June 8, 1932 ––
July 14, 2019
DUBUQUE - Louis J. Meyerhoff, age 87 of Dubuque, Iowa and formerly of Bernard, Iowa, passed away, on Sunday, July 14, 2019 at Shady Rest Care Center in Cascade, Iowa.
Per the wishes of Louis, his body has been donated to the University of Iowa - Department of Anatomy. Private family services will be held at a later date. The Reiff Funeral Home in Cascade is assisting the family.
Louis was born on June 8, 1932 in LeRoy, Minn., the son of Louis and Minnie (Lamprecht) Meyerhoff.
He received his education in the Elma, Iowa schools. On Sept. 22, 1951, he was united in marriage to Betty Mae Roethler at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Elma. She preceded him in death on March 26, 2012.
He was employed as the Manager of the Great Plains Supply Co. in Elma, and later as manager of the Great Plains Supply Co. in Bernard. He also worked with Red Jacket Pump in Davenport, Iowa. He loved woodworking, spending time with family, telling jokes and going fishing.
He was a member of the First Lutheran Church in Maquoketa, Iowa.
He is survived by three children, Sheila (Richard) Martens of Lime Springs, Iowa, Karla (Brian) Leichty of North Liberty, Iowa and Brenda (Tom) Huff of Cascade; son-in-law, Ed Voves of Elma; 13 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; a sister-in-law, Wanda Ward of Charles City, Iowa; and a brother-in-law, Keith Roethler of Elma.
He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Debbie Voves on April 20, 1989; a son, Bill Meyerhoff on July 16, 2011; a great-grandchild, Willow Mae Ferrel; a brother-in-law, Bob Roethler; and four brothers and five sisters.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.-reifffuneralhomeinc.com.