Olivia E. Meyer, 90, Jasper

Olivia MeyerOlivia E. Meyer, 90, of Jasper, died Wednesday at Northwood Retirement Community in Jasper. She was born in Ferdinand August 19, 1925, to Pius and Frances (Oeding) Oser. She married Louis Meyer June 1, 1946, at St. Ferdinand Church. He died May 4, 1991.

Olivia worked for the Jasper Glove Company. She was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Jasper and its St. Ann’s Society, the VFW Post No. 673 auxilary, and the Purple Heart auxiliary. She enjoyed sewing and spending time with her grandchildren and family.

She is survived by one daughter, Lois Recker and husband Mark, Dubois; two daughters-in-law, Cindy and Brenda Meyer, Jasper; two sons, Kenny “Tex” Meyer and wife Connie, Jasper, and Steven Meyer and wife Barbara, Colorado Springs, Colorado; 12 grandchildren, Davi Mattingly, Channa Crase, Kena Robbling, Mandy Harris, Adam, Jeremy and Andy Meyer, Jamie Foster, Luke, Molly, and Eric Himsel, and Dakota Recker; 22 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Esther Giesler, Jasper, and one brother, James Oser and wife Rita, Ferdinand.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by two sons, Charles L. “Chuck” and William “Bill” Meyer, five brothers; Paul, Lawrence, Hilary, Ray, and Hugo Oser, two sisters, Verena Manning and Lucille Oser, who died in infancy, and one great-grandchild, David Mattingly.

Friends may call from 9-11 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Church. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Church or to a favorite charity. Online condolences may be made at www.becherkluesner.com. Funeral services at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Church with entombment following in Fairview Cemetery Mausoleum.

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