Vernal ‘Vern’ Meyer, 80
Tue, 09/15/2020 - 11:57am admin
Sept. 14, 1939 —
Sept. 2, 2020
CRESCO - Vernal “Vern” Meyer, age 80, of Cresco, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020 at Evans Memorial Home in Cresco.
Vern was born on Sept. 14, 1939 in Winneshiek County to Louie and Aurilla (Schmeling) Meyer. He graduated from Cresco High School in 1958. Following high school, he went to Iowa State to further his education in agriculture.
He married Sharron Hove on Feb. 10, 1962, and together they farmed on the family farm near Cresco. Later Vern switched gears by working for Standard Oil Company and spent time as a carpenter. He retired from Howard County Mutual, where he was an insurance adjuster.
He was active at Immanuel Lutheran Church and on the Howard County Fair Board. Vern enjoyed collecting toy tractors, building toy farms and spending time with his grandchildren.
He is survived by his daughter, Sue (Patrick) Johnson; two grandchildren, Cody and Amanda; and many good friends.
Vern was preceded in death by his wife, Sharron; his parents; and a sister in infancy.