Edward William Meyers
Cottage Hills | Friday, May 28 2010
Edward William Meyers, 84, passed away peacefully, at 12:38 pm on Friday, May 28, 2010 at his home.
He was born on June 7, 1925, in Portage Des Sioux, MO, the son of Bernard & Edna (Brunstein) Meyers.
He married Mary C. Davis on July 30, 1949 in Arkansas. She passed away June 2001.
Edward served his country in the U.S. Navy. He worked in the casting department at Duncan Foundry in Alton for over 20 years, retiring in 1983. He was a life member of the Cottage Hills VFW Post 7678 and the Alton Moose. He enjoyed gardening and spending time with his family and friends.
He is survived by his children and their spouses, Ed & Mary Meyers of Crystal River, Florida, Larry Meyers of Hudson, Florida, Cathy Basler of Colorado, Ben Meyers of Jerseyville and Patty & Jason Toenyes of Bethalto; three grandchildren, Dustan Toenyes, Courtney Ingersoll and Cody Toenyes; his siblings and their spouses, Fred Meyers of Cottage Hills, Beatrice & William Crawford of Pevely, MO, Mary & Bill Withers of Godfrey and Joe Meyers of Cottage Hills and a sister-in-law, Laura Malson of Cottage Hills.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, son-in-law, Richard Basler and several brothers and sisters.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 pm on Wednesday, June 2, 2010 at Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home in Bethalto. Funeral services will be at 10:00 am on Thursday, June 3, 2010 at the funeral home with Pastor Mark Hofferber officiating.
Burial will follow at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto. Military rites will be performed by the Alton VFW Post 1308.
Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society.
Online condolences and guestbook may be found at www.eliaskallalandschaaf.com
Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home