Ruth Irene Meyer

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Ruth Irene Meyer, 85, of Sweet Springs died Nov. 16, 2009, at her home. Funeral services will be held Thursday at Immanuel Lutheran Church at Sweet Springs with the Rev. Dan Wing officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery at Sweet Springs.

Mrs. Meyer was born on Feb. 17, 1924, at Mora. She was the daughter of George and Caroline Ziems Zimmerschied. She married James L. Meyer on July 28, 1946, at Immanuel church. She was a member of Immanuel church.

Mrs. Meyer is survived by her husband of the home; two sons, Robert Meyer of Flower Mound, Texas, and Ronald Meyer of Sweet Springs; three brothers, Larry Zimmerschied of Sweet Springs, Roger Zimmerschied of LaMonte and Dennis Zimmerschied of Blackburn; two sisters, La-Verne Meyer of Sedalia and Ethel Lange of North Carolina; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Harlan Zimmerschied and Harold Zimmerschied.

The pallbearers will be Matthew Meyer, Samuel Meyer, Jim Meyer, Jon Meyer, Mark L. Meyer and Mark R. Meyer.

The family suggests memorial contributions to the church.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. tonight at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home at Sweet Springs.