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Ervin Frederick William Meyer

September 23, 1938 April 6, 2019
Ervin Frederick William Meyer
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Ervin Frederick William Meyer passed away at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Lincoln, NE on April 6, 2019 at the age of 80 years, 6 months, 14 days. Ervin was born in Otoe, Nebraska on September 23, 1938 to Rudolph Carl and Minnie Sophie (Sporhase) Meyer. Ervin was baptized and later confirmed at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Otoe. Ervin attended school in Otoe and was the Salutatorian of the Otoe High School Class of 1956. In 1963, he was married in St. John’s Lutheran Church to Cecilia Kay Smutz. To this union, three daughters were born. Throughout his lifetime Ervin held a variety of different jobs. For many years he sold insurance and bartended at the VFW in Beatrice, NE. In the mid 80’s, he moved to Talmage and ran the Diamond bar. After that, he moved to Otoe, NE, worked for the Otoe County Department of Roads and at one time was the Mayor of Otoe. Before retirement, he moved to Nebraska City, NE and worked for the Nebraska Department of Roads for almost 20 years. In his spare time, he enjoyed hunting, fishing and outdoor activities. He was always up for a game of cards with family or friends. During the last several years he enjoyed time spent at the campground with his daughters. Passing before him were his parents and four brothers, Leonard, Norman, Ivan and Dennis. Left to mourn his passing are his daughters, Wendy Hamm of Nebraska City, Janice (Brad) Volker of Auburn and Dana Meyer of Omaha. His brothers, Wayne (Kathy) Meyer, Lynn (Cindy) Meyer all of Nebraska City, his sister Lois (Larry) Ikenberry of Palmyra and sister-in-law Ruby Meyer of Sun Lakes, AZ. Grandchildren Zachary (Liz) Volker, Dylan Volker, Jacob (Neshay) Volker, Taylor (Kyle) Amen and Wyatt Volker. Great Grandchildren Addison, Ciri, Harper, Elliott, Emersyn and Lennon. Many other nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

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1:00 PM 4/8/2019 1:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 4/8/2019 8:00:00 PM
Marshall Funeral Chapel Nebraska City

1109 First Corso
Nebraska City, NE 68410

The family will greet friends from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M.

Marshall Funeral Chapel Nebraska City
1109 First Corso Nebraska City 68410 NE
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11:00 AM 4/9/2019 11:00:00 AM
First Evangelical Lutheran Church

315 South 16th Street
Nebraska City, NE 68410

First Evangelical Lutheran Church
315 South 16th Street Nebraska City 68410 NE
United States

Cemetery Details


Park Hill Cemetery Final Resting Place

100 17th Street
Syracuse, NE 68446

100 17th Street Syracuse 68446 NE
United States

Memorial Contribution

Children's Hospital of Omaha

8200 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68114

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