Albertina M. “Tina” Meyer, 94, St. Anthony
Albertina M. “Tina” Meyer, age 94, of St. Anthony, died Tuesday, September 14, at The Waters of Huntingburg. She was born in Jasper October 27, 1926, to Edward and Louise (Long) Mendel. Her first marriage was to Oscar Freyberger. He died February 28, 1951. She married Ralph “Spike” Meyer November 21, 1954, in Ireland. He died July 14, 1979.
Tina was owner and operator, along with her husband, of Spike’s Tavern in St. Mark’s. She was a member of Divine Mercy Parish – St. Anthony Catholic Church, the VFW Post 673 auxiliary, and the St. Anthony American Legion Post 493 auxiliary. She enjoyed playing bingo, volunteering at the nursing home where she would lead the rosary with the residents, and spending time with her dogs and was an avid horse racing fan.
She is survived by one daughter, Carol Rasche and husband Bob, Grand Rapids, Michigan; son-in-law Steve Rottet, Jasper; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husbands she was preceded in death by one daughter, Kathy Rottet, one son, Gary Meyer, three sisters, Irene Blessinger, Mary Ann “Boots” Mendel, and Rosella “Sally” Seger, and five brothers, Alois, Urban, Hilbert, Charles, and Robert Lee Mendel.
Friends may call from 9-11 a.m. Friday at St. Anthony Church. Memorial contributions can be made to the St. Anthony Cemetery Fund or to a favorite charity. Online condolences can be shared at www.becherkluesner.com. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the church with burial following in the church cemetery.