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Lowell H. Meyer

November 12, 1932 — May 9, 2020

Lowell H. Meyer, 87, of Linn, KS, died May 9, 2020 at his home near Linn. Visitation will be Tuesday, May 12, from 3 to 8 p.m. at Ward Funeral Home in Linn. Visitation will be limited to no more than 10 people inside the funeral home at the same time. A private funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, May 13 at Zion Lutheran Church in Linn. The funeral will be broadcast by the church and shown on our Ward Funeral Home Facebook page. Pallbearers are grandsons: Erik Zabokrtsky, Joshua Meyer, Andrew Meyer, James Simmons, Brent Arnberger, Kurt Hayman and Eric Dietz. Honorary pallbearers are David Hadorn, Bob Hadorn, Kevin Dunn, Mark Dunn, Royce Kolle, Jim Kolle, Randy Meyer and Que Meyer. Burial will be in the Zion Lutheran Cemetery. Lowell was born on November 12, 1932 to Clarence and Emilie (Ohlde) Meyer at their home in rural Linn, KS. In 1950, he graduated from Linn Rural High School. Lowell served in the Army during the Korean Conflict. After being honorably discharged from the Army, he returned home and farmed. He assisted with building the Linn Lutheran School, working alongside Ted Rogge and Lawrence Hadde. Little did he know that later he would meet and marry Lawrence’s daughter, Sharon Rose. They married May 16, 1958 at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Washington. Lowell was the oldest living member of Zion Lutheran Church and a member of Wholmoor American Legion Club. His grandchildren knew that a highlight of visiting the farm, was the tractor rides with Grandpa Lowell. Just this past March, his great grandchildren, Kendall and Braxton, had their turn riding with Grandpa. Lowell traveled thousands of miles over the years, attending baseball, softball, basketball games and graduations of his children and grandchildren. Preceding him in death were his parents; son-in-law, Todd Ingalsbe; sister-in-law, Margie Hadorn; and brothers-in-law, Calvin Hadorn, Mike Dunn and Elmer Kolle. Survivors include his wife, Sharon; son, Fred (Nina) Meyer, Linn; daughters, Kathy Meyer, Kelly Ingalsbe, both of Manhattan; grandchildren, Katie (James) Simmons, Tera (Brent) Arnberger, Joshua Meyer, Andrew Meyer, Tandi (Eric) Dietz, Tiffany (Kurt) Hayman and Erik (Chelsey) Zabokrtsky; great grandchildren, Kendall Simmons, Braxton Arnberger, Zackary and Donald Seagren, Grayson Dietz, Melanie and Madison Hayman and Sophie Zabokrtsky; brother, Jerry (Bernita) Meyer, Linn; sister, Marlene Kolle, Linn; and numerous nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews. A memorial fund is established to Meadowlark Hospice or Zion Lutheran Youth Fellowship. Contributions may be sent in care of Ward Funeral Home. Lowell Meyer funeral To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Lowell H. Meyer, please visit our flower store.



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