Information for Louis Preston “Louie” Meyer
20 December, 1925 – 5 June, 1995
From The Idaho Press Tribune
June, 1995

Contributed by Dennis McIndoo


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HOMEPAGE

Louis ‘Louie’ Meyer

    Louis Preston "Louie" Meyer, 69, of Nampa, went home to heaven on Monday, June 5, 1995.  He died of natural causes at a Nampa hospital.  Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Thursday, June 8, 1995, at the Alsip Funeral Chapel.  Pastor Richard Mark of the Karcher Church of the Nazarene will officiate.  Burial will follow at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
    Louie was born on Dec. 20, 1925, in Husum, WA, the youngest of 5 sons born to August and Elizabeth Meyer.  He served in the U.S. Navy during WW II having served in the South Pacific.  Following his honorable discharge from the Navy in 1945 he worked as a heavy equipment operator and worked on constructing the Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River.  In 1955 he moved to Nampa where he continued to operate heavy equipment.  For the past 9 years he was retired and gave a helping hand to anyone and everyone in need.  He especially loved to go fishing.  The highlight of every year was when he and his brother, Marvin would go salmon fishing on the Columbia River in Washington.
    Louie is survived by 3 brothers, Ed Meyer, Nampa, Leonard Meyer and his wife, Marge, Camas, WA, and Marvin Meyer and his wife, Mary of Nampa; and a number of nieces and nephews.
    He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother and sister-in-law, Delmer and Myrtle Meyer.


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