Donald M. Meyer

Donald M. Meyer

WELCOME — A memorial service for Donald M. Meyer, age 73, of Welcome, Minn., will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, at Lakeview Funeral Home Chapel in Fairmont, Minn. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the Lakeview Funeral Home.

Donald passed away Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, at his home in Welcome.

Lakeview Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Fairmont is assisting the family with arrangements.

Donald Martin Meyer was born Feb. 25, 1946, in Truman, Minn., the son of Walter and Mary (Tschida) Meyer. Donald received his education in Truman and later earned his GED while serving in the Army. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in June of 1967, and served at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., until receiving his honorable discharge in July of 1969.

On June 9, 1969, Donald was united in marriage to Beverly Moeller in Sioux Falls, S.D. This union was blessed with two children, Troy and Teresa.

The couple resided in Rockford, Ill., where Donald worked at the Chrysler plant. They later moved to Welcome, Minn., in 1975, where he and Beverly raised their family. Donald began working for Railway Motors in Fairmont and continued there until his retirement in December of 2008.

Donald enjoyed classic cars and loved spending his free time going to car shows and auctions.

Left to cherish his memory include his wife, Beverly Meyer of Welcome; son, Troy Meyer and his wife, Emily of Armstrong, Iowa; daughter, Teresa Camp of Fairmont, Minn.; grandchildren, Cole Camp and Kierstyn Camp of Fairmont; brothers, Martin Meyer of Truman, Minn., and Ruben Meyer and his wife, Cathy of St. James, Minn.; sisters, Bernice Hughes and her husband, Ronald of Duluth, Minn., and Bonnie Wannarka and her husband, Darrell of Fairmont; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Along with his parents, Walter and Mary Meyer, Donald was preceded in death by his sister, Marlene.