LuAnn K. Meyer

LuAnn K. Meyer, 64, of Independence and formerly of Sumner, died late Sunday evening, August 28, 2016,  at Tripoli Nursing and Rehab in Tripoli from complications of cancer.

Funeral services will be held 2:30 p.m. Saturday, September 3, 2016, at St. John Lutheran Church in Sumner with Rev. Norman Bauer officiating. Friends may call from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday, September 2, 2016 at Becker-Milnes Funeral Home in Sumner and for one hour preceding services at the church Saturday. Memorials may be directed to the family to be designated to a charity of their choice at a later date. 

LuAnn Kathryn, daughter of Donald and Verona (Warnke) Pries was born September 11, 1951, in Sumner, Iowa. She was baptized September 23, 1951 and confirmed April 11, 1965 at St. John Lutheran Church in Sumner. LuAnn received her education in the Sumner Schools graduating from Sumner High School in 1969. On December 11, 1971, she was united in marriage with Wayne Meyer at St. John Lutheran Church in Sumner. To this union two children were born, Stacy and Marshall. LuAnn held various administrative jobs throughout her working years and was an independent consultant for Mary Kay for many years. She was a lifetime member of St. John Lutheran Church in Sumner. She was active in Bible Study Groups and the Eastern Star. LuAnn enjoyed gardening, quilting, scrapbooking, but most especially spending time with her family, especially her granddaughter.

In addition to her husband, Wayne of Sumner, LuAnn is survived by her children, Stacy (Eric) Pedrick of Jupiter, Florida and Marshall (Brooklyn) Meyer of Denver, Iowa; one granddaughter, Samantha Pedrick; one brother, Lyle Pries of Sumner; one sister, Linda Ferguson of Fairbank; two brothers-in-law, Flynn (Joyce) Meyer and Barry (Jill) Meyer both of Sumner; four sisters-in-law, Chrystal Meier of Colorado, Karen Gaede of Denver, Iowa, Miriam Johnson of Sumner and Sherry Johnson of Thornton; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Donald and Verona Pries she was preceded in death by three brothers-in-law, Warren Gaede, Jerry Johnson and Everett Meier.


noel oliver seltzer on September 4, 2016 at 1:10 PM said:

stacy and marshall and family your mother will be missed stacy thank you for the call
Evelyn Ryder on September 4, 2016 at 10:01 AM said:

I'm sorry to hear yet I'm glad she's with Jesus. I feel blessed to have known her and served with her in Peoria. Praying for Stacy and Marshall and family that our Good Lord will comfort and fill the void she left in your hearts.
Michael Lampman on August 31, 2016 at 9:26 AM said:

I am very sorry for your loss. I know how great of a person Marshall is over a few years of friendship, and that can only come from having been raised by a wonderful person. My thoughts and prayers go out to your family and for God's loving care on LuAnn's soul.
LaVonne Seehase & Mardell Hoeper on August 30, 2016 at 5:26 PM said:

we are sending our deepest sympathy to your family. We didn't have much time with her, but know she was a great lady, always thought of her. our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Jan (Niewoehner) Heinemann on August 30, 2016 at 2:00 PM said:

So sorry to hear of Luann's passing. She was a great classmate and a very friendly gal. Glad I got to visit with her at our 45th reunion in 2014.
Terry & Brian Bockhaus on August 30, 2016 at 1:53 PM said:

My deepest sympathies to your family. Prayers for strength in this time of sorrow...
Gerald & Carol Miner on August 30, 2016 at 8:45 AM said:

Wayne,Stacy,Marshall and family,
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. May God comfort and guide you on the days ahead.
Mardell Brase & Steve & Connie Franzen on August 30, 2016 at 7:46 AM said:

Wayne & Family: We are so sorry to hear about LuAnn. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Rachel Bonefas-Hurd on August 30, 2016 at 7:33 AM said:

So sorry to hear that... What a great lady she was!
Jo (Evans) Riker on August 30, 2016 at 7:19 AM said:

Sorry to hear of your loss. Luann was a great classmate, a sweet person and genuinely kind to all. She will be missed.
Barb Milnes Holt on August 29, 2016 at 7:13 PM said:

So sad to learn of LuAnn's death. We graduated together in 1969. LuAnn was always a sweet, positive person. With sincere sympathy to LuAnn's family.
Jan Abben on August 29, 2016 at 4:39 PM said:

My dear friend we didn't have very long to be friends but in that time we talked and had alot of laughs. Rest in peace.
Lauretta Ybarra on August 29, 2016 at 2:57 PM said:

I will remember you fondly, so sweet, a wonderful mother and grandma. Rest in Peace LuAnn.
Lori Benson on August 29, 2016 at 1:40 PM said:

I met Luann thru Becky Davies . I always enjoyed talking with her at Northwoods Community church and volunteering with her . A great lady she will be missed . Rip Luann
Thinking of your family at this time
Kimberley Smith on August 29, 2016 at 1:35 PM said:

Aunt LuAnn was a VERY SPECIAL person who always spoke KINDLY of others and gave so much to her Church, Family and community! She will be missed by us all!
Claudia and Saverio Lupo on August 29, 2016 at 12:34 PM said:

Stacy, I am so sorry about "mom", we had the pleasure to know her and she was a special lady . We are sending our prayers and condolences to you and the family ...May Luann rest in peace and we love you xo Claudia Saverio and Bella
Mike & Linda 'Herrmann' McDaniel on August 29, 2016 at 12:07 PM said:

Stacy & Marshall, We are so sorry to hear the news about your mother. Our condolences to you and your family. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Jamie and Penny Johnson on August 29, 2016 at 11:50 AM said:

Our deepest sympathy to the Meyer family, Luann is such a wonderful lady, we will miss her.

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