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Virgil Meyer

Virgil M. Meyer, 93, died Oct. 20 at Abilene Memorial Hospital.

He was born March 8, 1917, near Carlton, to Jessie and Thirza (Jones) Meyer.

He was a World War II veteran, serving in the Navy.

On Nov. 8, 1947, he married Faith McBoyle.

He was a farmer and stockman, owning and operating Virgil Meyer Elevator in Carlton.

Three sisters, Idelle Ade, Lola Beemer, and Betty Sexton and three brothers, Milton, Albert, and Glen “Buck,” preceded him in death.

He was a member of Carlton Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Faith, and daughter, Mona Koop, of Abilene; three brothers, J.W. of Salina, Karl of Omaha, Neb., and Fred of Gypsum; and four grandchildren.

Services were Nov. 1 at Emmanuel United Methodist Church, Abilene, with the Rev. Mike Keating officiating.

Burial followed in Woodlawn Cemetery, rural Carlton.

A memorial has been established with Hospice of Dickinson County in care of Danner Funeral Home, PO Box 758, Abilene KS 67410.

Last modified Nov. 17, 2010