Lynn M. Meyer

Lynn M. Meyer, 58, of Cedar Rapids and formerly Sumner, died Friday, February 17, 2017, at Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids.

Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday, February 20, 2017, at St. John Lutheran Church-Spring Fountain of rural Sumner with Rev. George Volkert officiating.  Interment will follow at Lutheran Cemetery of Sumner Township. Friends may call from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Sunday, February 19th at Becker-Milnes Funeral Home in Sumner and for one hour preceding services at the church on Monday. Memorials may be given to the family for later designation.

Lynn Marie, daughter of Virgil H. and Norma Jean Abbas Meyer, was born August 15, 1958, at Sumner, Iowa. She was baptized at home by Rev. Nagler on August 25, 1958, and confirmed at St. John Lutheran-Spring Fountain Church by Rev. Mues on May 21, 1972. Lynn received her education in the Sumner Schools, graduating from Sumner High School in 1976. She furthered her education at Hamilton Business College in Mason City. She worked in management with Hardee’s Restaurants in Waverly, Iowa Falls, and Ankeny, prior to working for Blue Cross/Blue Shield in Des Moines. For the past fourteen years, she has worked for Benefit Solutions in Cedar Rapids. Lynn has been a lifelong member of St. John Lutheran Church-Spring Fountain. She enjoyed reading and cross-stitch, but her greatest joy was the time she spent with her nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Virgil and Norma Meyer of Sumner, she is survived by two sisters, Lorri (Keith) Huck and Brenda (Randy) Foster, both of Waverly; one brother, Gene (Susie) Meyer of Sumner; nieces and nephews, Andrew Huck, Beth (Dan) Hubbard, Thomas (Stacy) Huck, Abby Foster, Ashley (Izaak) Miller, Allison and Anna Foster, and Tyler, Trevor, Laura, Austin, and Isabelle Meyer; and two great nephews, Warner and Emmett Huck, and great niece, Emrie Hubbard.


Carol Hill on February 24, 2017 at 10:07 AM said:

Sorry for your loss and send Prayers and sympathy to you all. In case you don't remember this name we were in Sumner many years till my Folks Marion & Gerry moved us to Orlando,Fl. We lived on two farms in country and in town for a short time. Have a lot of memories and knew you were in Cedar Rapids because from talking to ones in Sumner. I have some of my relatives also in Cedar Rapids. I think there is some of Gamm family and Hill family there.
God Bless You All
Carol Hill
Gretchen Gitch Warkentin on February 20, 2017 at 10:59 AM said:

Please accept my deepest sympathies. May God's blessing comfort you all during this time.
Curt Diemer on February 20, 2017 at 9:32 AM said:

My deepest condolances to the Meyer family at the passing of Lynn. May God comfort you at this difficult time.
Deanna Licht on February 20, 2017 at 8:06 AM said:

I was so sorry to hear about Lynn's passing. She was a joy to work with her in the Cedar Rapids Wellmark BC/BS office. She always had a smile on her face and I just loved her laugh. We missed her when she moved on to the next step in her work journey. God's peace and loving grace surround her family as they celebrate the joy of her life today.
Diane Weltner on February 20, 2017 at 6:42 AM said:

I was deeply saddened to hear the news of Lynn's passing. My deepest sympathy to Norma, Virgil & to all the Meyer Family. May the Lord wrap his loving arms around you all & give you comfort & peace during this difficult time. Keeping you in my thoughts & prayers.
Deb Burns on February 20, 2017 at 6:28 AM said:

I am so glad we had a few minutes to talk at our class reunion this past summer! My thoughts and prayers are with all family and friends.
Mary J. Cornwell-Smith on February 19, 2017 at 6:53 PM said:

I am ever so sorry to about this very sad news. She was such a wonderful, kind hearted person and would do anything for anyone.
Donna Throndson on February 19, 2017 at 5:24 PM said:

My sympathies to Virgil and Norma and their family. May God comfort you.
Jane Milnes on February 19, 2017 at 1:15 PM said:

My love and sympathy to you, Norma and Virgil...and your extended family regarding Lynn's death....may God be with you and comfort you during these difficult days......Jane M.
Greg Dunn on February 19, 2017 at 10:56 AM said:

Lynn, was the BEST of the BEST. A Wonderful person that always put others interest in front of her own. She Lived and Enjoyed her extended family so much. It was a True HONOR to work with Lynn for 14 years. She had a magical smile and was a True PRO at all she did. She had a kind and caring Heart. Lynn will live on through all she touched. May GOD bless Lynn always. Greg Dunn
Delmar and Carol Mutschler on February 19, 2017 at 9:17 AM said:

Our Deepest Sympathy to all of Your Family. May God give you strength throughout this difficult time.
David and Jeanne Roder on February 19, 2017 at 9:02 AM said:

May your memories of Lynn fill your thoughts and help you thru the next days. All our thoughts and prayers. David and Jeanne Roder
Cindy (Jurgensen) Hemel on February 19, 2017 at 8:01 AM said:

Lynn was a good friend to all and will be missed greatly. My thoughts & prayers go out to her family for strength and peace at this difficult time.
Mindy Lauderdale on February 19, 2017 at 7:07 AM said:

Lynn's family was always her universe. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you at the loss of such a pure soul. Lynn was always the bright shinning smile, the voice of reason and so full of wisdom. God must have truly been in need of a good friend to call her home.
Carol (Rollins) Laurie on February 19, 2017 at 5:57 AM said:

Condolences to her family and many friends. It was good to visit with Lynn this summer. May the peace of God comfort you.
Kris Whitcher on February 19, 2017 at 5:03 AM said:

I am so sorry to hear about this! My sympathy and prayers to all of you! I sat by her at a few ball games and I know we sang "Sweet Caroline" a few times together back in the day! We had some wonderful visits and I enjoyed her company. I know she will be missed.
Linda Vold on February 18, 2017 at 9:16 PM said:

I am so sorry for your loss! My thoughts and prayers are with you!
Gary Dusil on February 18, 2017 at 5:27 PM said:

So sorry to hear of Lynn's passing! I worked with Lynn at Wellmark for several years and then again at Benefit Solutions. Lynn will be missed by all those who knew her. I will always remember her laugh, her smile and positive attitude. May the good lord watch over her soul. Thoughts and prayers go out to her family. Gary Dusil
Patty and Randy Suits on February 18, 2017 at 4:53 PM said:

She was such an Amazing person who will be missed by many. Our hearts are heavy and we want the Meyer and Foster families to know that we are thinking of you all and keeping you in our prayers. May the Lord embrace you with his strength ?
Steve Loshman on February 18, 2017 at 4:37 PM said:

Our sympathies to all of Lynns family. Brenda it is always so nice to see you and catch up. God bless. Steve and Gina
Donna Floden on February 18, 2017 at 1:15 PM said:

I am so sorry to hear of the loss of Lynn. She was a good friend in school. Glad we were all able to enjoy seeing her at our class reunion. My prayers and thoughts are with all of her family and friends.
Janet Warne Copp on February 18, 2017 at 12:57 PM said:

Sending my sincere sypathies to the Meyer family. Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.
Pastor & Linda Jeske on February 18, 2017 at 11:45 AM said:

Our sincere sympathy to the family. We will always remember Lynn's pleasant smile and ways. Mostly we will remember her for her strong faith in Jesus, her Lord and Saviour. May the certainty of your reunion give you peace and comfort.
Teresa (Land)Bockhaus on February 18, 2017 at 11:24 AM said:

I am so sorry to hear of Lynn's passing. It was so good to see her at the reunion last summer. She seemed happy and we had a great time catching up. She is now healed and in the arms of our heavenly father. My deepest sympathies go out to your family for your loss..
Dianne Scott Strickler on February 18, 2017 at 10:53 AM said:

So sad to hear of Lynn's passing. She was a good person and I enjoyed seeing her the few times we had since high school. I am sure your family will miss her greatly. My prayers for you all in the coming days.

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