Anna Marie Meyer, 89, Boone Township

Anna Marie Meyer, 89, of Boone Township, Indiana, passed away at 4:09 p.m. on Tuesday, October 19, 2021, in the Northwood Retirement Community in Jasper, Indiana. 

Anna Marie was born in Boone Township on October 11, 1932, to Andrew and Hilda (Sendelweck) Wening.  

She married her husband of almost 69 years, Melvin W. Meyer on February 21, 1952, in St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Haysville, Indiana. He preceded her in death on December 27, 2020. 

Anna Marie worked at a shoe factory in New Jersey while her husband, Melvin was in basic training. She was then a homemaker and lifetime farmer with her husband in Dubois and Pike County, Indiana.   

She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran in Boone Township, where she was active in the women’s church group, a member of Farm Bureau and Generations, and volunteered at the Patoka Valley Co-op. 

She and her husband enjoyed traveling, going to flea markets and auctions, square dancing, playing cards, and she enjoyed word searches, playing Bingo, and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. 

Surviving are two daughters, Melanie Freyberger, Dubois, IN, and Karen (Steve) Knust, Newburgh, IN, seven grandchildren, Matthew (Tina) Freyberger, Nicole (Stuart) Thomas, Bart Meyer, Adam (Jessica) Freyberger, Holly (Scott) Reckelhoff, Lisa and Julia Knust, 11 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. 

Preceding her in death besides her husband are one son and daughter-in-law, Kent and Ruth Meyer, one son-in-law, Denny Freyberger, one sister and brother-in-law, Margaret and Jack Fischer, and an infant grandson. 

A funeral service for Anna Marie Meyer will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 24, 2021, in St. John’s Lutheran Church in Boone Township, Indiana, with burial to follow in the church cemetery. 

A visitation will be held from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 23, 2021, at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper, Indiana, and one hour before services at the church from 12:00 p.m. (noon) until the 1:00 p.m. service time on Sunday. 

Memorial contributions may be made to St. John’s Lutheran Church in Boone Township or to a favorite charity. 

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