Theodore Robert Meyer
Carlson - Becker Funeral Home
Funeral services for Theodore Robert “Ted” Meyer, age 92, of Chapman formerly of Hope, will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Herington with Reverend Bill Peterson officiating.
Mr. Meyer passed away Saturday, July 20, 2013 at Chapman Valley Manor in Chapman. He was born July 18, 1921 in Lost Springs, Kansas the son of William and Hannah Kaiser Meyer.
He grew up in the Lost Springs and Lincolnville area until moving to the Hope community. He graduated from Lincolnville High School.
Ted served in the United States Army with the 348th Engineers and was a World War II veteran, involved in the Battle of the Bulge and D-Day. One of the highlights of his later years was visiting Washington, D.C. and the World War II Memorial with the Kansas Honor Flight. He was a member of the St. Paul Lutheran Church and the American Legion in Herington.
On January 26, 1943 he married Gladys Schlesener in Herington.
A farmer at heart, Ted enjoyed hunting and fishing in the great outdoors, playing cards, and family get-togethers. He enjoyed watching his family thrive and will be remembered for his pin-striped overalls, funny stories, and the “high-fives” he would give his great-grandchildren.
Ted is survived by -
Son: Robert L. and his wife Janet Meyer of Chapman
Grandchildren: Stacey and her husband Brian Combes of Abilene
Shane and his wife Shana Meyer of St. Joseph, Missouri
Great grandchildren: Hunter and Talon Combes
Kinsey and Chase Meyer
Several nieces and nephews
He was preceded in death by his loving wife Gladys on January 4, 2011; brothers Herman, Herbert and Wilmer Meyer; sisters Selma Pritz, Velma Socolosky, Hildred Haefner, Arlene Snowdall, Irma Lamb, and his parents.
Teds final resting place will be in the St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery-Shady Brook.
The family will receive friends from 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Monday evening at the Carlson-Becker Funeral Home in Hope.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Kansas Honor Flight and may be sent in care of the Carlson-Becker Funeral Home 106 N. Second Street, Hope, Kansas 67451.
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