Kent F. Meyer, 59, Boone Township

Kent MeyerKent F. Meyer, 59, of Boone Township, died Thursday (June 1) of injuries suffered in a farming accident. He was born in Jasper November 17, 1957, to Melvin W. and Anna Marie (Wening) Meyer. He married Ruth Hoffman April 7, 1979, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ireland.

Kent was a 1976 graduate of Jasper High School. He was a lifetime farmer, a member of the Jasper German Club, a past member of the Otwell Ruritan Club, the Pike County Young Farmers, and the Dubois County Pork Producers. He enjoyed farming and spending time with his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, Ruth Meyer; one son, Bart K. Meyer, Jasper, one daughter, Holly Reckelhoff and husband Scott, Jasper; six grandchildren; his parents, Melvin W. and Anna Marie Meyer, Boone Township; two sisters, Melanie Freyberger and husband Dennis Dubois, and Karen Knust and husband, Steve, Newburgh.

Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Monday at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper. Memorial contributions may be made to Dubois County CASA. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary’s Church with burial following at a later date.

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