In Memory of

Donald LeRoy Meyer

July 19, 1932 - August 2, 2021
From: Spencer, IA
Donald  LeRoy Meyer

Donald LeRoy Meyer

Born: July 19, 1932
Died: August 2, 2021
Age: 89

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      Donald LeRoy Meyer, the son of Elmer and Viola (Zemke) Meyer, was born on July 19, 1932, in Storm Lake, Iowa. He was raised and received his early education there, graduating from Storm Lake High School. Following high school he entered into the military on June 7, 1951, serving in the U.S. Navy. He was honorably discharged on June 5, 1955. After his military service, he returned to Storm Lake where he drove truck for a short time and then was a salesman for Midcontinent Bottlers and this job took him to Spencer.

     He married Donna Tamminga on January 6, 1968 in Spirit Lake , Iowa. The couple made their home in Spencer, and Don worked as a diesel mechanic for International Harvester for many years and then Graham Tire until his retirement. During his retirement he worked for Four Season’s Car Wash.

     Don loved to read and watch gameshows on television. Over the years he loved to go camping with family and traveled to all 50 states. Don was a very social person and loved visiting with people.

     He passed away on Monday, August 2, 2021, at St. Luke Lutheran Home, at the age of 89. He was preceded in death by his parents.

     Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Donna of Spencer, IA; his sons: Daron and his wife Emily of Ankeny, IA and their two children: Griffin and Halle and Kevin Dwyer and his wife, April of Cedar Rapids, IA, and their daughter, Sierra Kestel and her husband, Alex and their son, Jack; other relatives and friends.

Memorial Services will be held 2:00P.M., Thursday, August 5, 2021 at the Warner Chapel in Spencer
Rev. Deb Mechler
Viistation will be one hour prior to the service at the chapel.

"How Great Thou Art"
"Amazing Grace"
Riverside Cemetery - Spencer, Iowa


Wednesday, August 11, 2021 at 7:38 AM
“We were so sorry to hear of Don's passing. We are right across the street if you need anything.”
- Roger & Leah
Sunday, August 8, 2021 at 9:52 AM
“Donna , I just heard about this and I so sorry
He was a sweetheart
- sally Martens
Friday, August 6, 2021 at 11:46 AM
“Donna, so sorry to hear of Dons passing. I’ll keep you in my prayers. Sandy Cooper”
- Sandy cooper
Thursday, August 5, 2021 at 2:46 PM
“Sorry to hear of Don's passing-God bless you Donna and family.”
- Stephen Zitterich
Thursday, August 5, 2021 at 12:39 PM
“So sorry to hear this news. You have been a wonderful wife and caretaker for him. So glad your kids got to spend time with him since he was in the hospital.
Hang in there, Ann”
- Ann Letcher
Thursday, August 5, 2021 at 8:10 AM
“So sorry for your loss Donna. Will be thinking of you today. Sending thoughts and prayers.”
- Darlene Severeid
Thursday, August 5, 2021 at 7:29 AM
“Donna & family-you have our sincere sympathy. We have lots of fun & good memories from the times we were all camping in the campgrounds. Hugs to you all.”
- Herman & Candy Kamradt
Thursday, August 5, 2021 at 7:28 AM
“Meyer family, so sorry to hear of the loss of Don, thoughts and prayers go out to you all..... R.I.P. " Baldy " Godspeed !! ”
- Steve ( goobe ) Essick
Wednesday, August 4, 2021 at 2:23 PM
“We knew Don, later in his life, after his son married our daughter Emily. We knew him to enjoy traveling in his RV and to have a keen sense of humor. We are sad for Donna's loss of her lifetime companion. We enjoyed the times we got to share with him. RIP”
- James and Charlotte Stordahl
Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at 11:26 PM
“Donna, I am deeply saddened to hear of the loss of your dear Don. You have my heartfelt sympathy. Don was a great guy with a warm heart and wonderful smile. Grace to you now and in the days ahead.”
- Arla Stover
Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at 11:26 PM
“Dear Donna and Family, We are sorry for your loss of Don. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. May God Bless and watch over you. With our Love, Mary and Mike”
- Michael & Mary Monroe
Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at 11:25 PM
“So sorry to hear about Don; sending thoughts and prayers to you and your family!!”
- Raymond Johnson
Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at 11:25 PM
“So very sorry for your loss, Donna and Family.”
- Margaret Molitor
Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at 11:25 PM
“My deepest sympathies go out to Donna (Ma-Moo) & Daron (Daggie). Sending healing prayers to the entire Meyer Family and all of their Friends.
Z ~”
- Steve 'Z-Man' Zittritsch
Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at 11:25 PM
“We are sorry for your loss. May you find peace during this difficult time. ”
- Jolene and Denny Hofmeyer
Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at 11:25 PM
“Donna! My heart hurts for you! Prayers to you and your family..... love you girlfriend!”
- Deb Loerch
Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at 2:22 PM
“I am so sorry about the loss of your Don. You took very good care of him. May you be at peace.”
- Myra S Coover
Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at 1:28 PM
“so sorry to hear this, he was always good for a laugh or two.
- Nancy Newgard
Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at 11:29 AM
“So sorry to hear about Don our thoughts & prayers are with you
& your family”
- Terry & Kathy Clark
Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at 9:55 AM
“I'm very sorry to hear this Donna.
I'm praying for peace in your heart ! ”
- Rhonda Olson
Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at 7:59 AM
“I am so, so very sorry for your loss Donna ”
- Jen Riley Heying
Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at 7:58 AM
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