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Clayton

Clayton Meyer

d. May 26, 2013

Clayton Dale Meyer, age 82, of Austin, died Sunday, May 26, 2013 at Mayo Clinic Health System-Austin. Clayton was born October 14, 1930 in Nevada Township, Minnesota to Clarence and Clara (Larson) Meyer. He attended a one room rural school, Pinehurst, in Nevada Township in the Lyle, Minnesota area. Clayton served his country in the United States Army with the 25th Infantry, 35th Division in Japan and Korea. His unit was one of the first sent when the Korean War broke out. He served from 1948 to 1952, spending the last 22 months recovering from his wounds. Clayton married Rosann Retterath on June 26, 1952 at Visitation Catholic Church in Stacyville, Iowa. He joined the Catholic faith in 2009. He was a life time member of the V.F.W. and D.A.V. He enjoyed many things including camping, fishing, NASCAR and especially his 14 grandchildren and 28 great grandchildren. He was so blessed to live a full life. He will truly be missed. Survivors include his wife of 60 plus years, Rosann, Austin, MN; children, Kathy (John) Lang, Smithville, MO, Tom (Shawn) Meyer, Palm City, FL, James Meyer (Diane Ashton), Austin, MN, Christy (John) Heickley, Austin, MN, Susan (Rolfe) Schroeder, Dodge Center, MN, Don (Tresa) Meyer, Austin, MN; beloved dog, Scooter; grandchildren and great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his son, David; parents; brother, Kenneth. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated 11:00 am on Friday, May 31, 2013 at St. Edward's Catholic Church with Father Jim Steffes officiating. There will be a 7:30 pm wake service on Thursday at Mayer Funeral Home where friends may call from 5-8 pm and also one hour before the service at the church on Friday. Military rites will be by V.F.W. Post #1216 and D.A.V. Chapter 27. Memorials are preferred to the family or D.A.V. Chapter 27. Condolences may be left online at www.mayerfh.com

Service Information


Visitation

Thursday, May 30 2013
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Mayer Funeral Home
600 2nd Street NW P.O. Box 27
Austin MN 55912


Visitation

Friday, May 31 2013
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Saint Edwards Catholic Church
2000 Oakland Ave West
Austin MN 55912


Service

Friday, May 31 2013
11:00 AM

Saint Edwards Catholic Church
2000 Oakland Ave West
Austin MN 55912

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