Bill Meier, 89, of Hillsboro, died May 4, 2009, in Hillsboro.
Born Dec. 20, 1919, in Okeene, Okla., he was the son of Carl and Martha (Haas) Meier.
He was a farmer, rancher, and active with soil conversation.
On March 25, 1944, he married Betty Geis in rural Durham. She survives of Hillsboro.
Other survivors include two daughters, Julianne Arguello of Costa Rica and Willabeth Gonzalez of Newton; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Services were Friday morning at First Baptist Church of Durham with Pastor Curtis Wiens officiating.
Burial preceded services at Haven of Rest Cemetery, rural Hillsboro.
Memorial funds have been established with Gideons or the church.