Ronald Meyer

April 18, 1932 – Nov. 24, 2019

Funeral services for Ronald  Meyer were at 10:30 a.m., Monday, Dec. 2, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Lakota. Burial was in St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery, Lakota. Visitation was 2-5 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 1, at St. Paul Lutheran Church.

Ronald Dean Meyer was born April 18, 1932, in Ledyard Township (Lakota), son of Louis and Eleanora (Blome) Meyer. He was baptized and confirmed at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Lakota and graduated from Lakota High School. Following high school, he was drafted into the U.S. Army. He was stationed in Panama.

Ronald was united in marriage to Marion Pingel on June 6, 1953,  at Camp Pickett, Va. Ronald and Marion moved back to Lakota after Ronald’s service to his country. He worked for Carpenter & Sons in Ledyard, Ley Motor Co. in Lakota and Telex communications in Blue Earth, Minn., before retiring. Ronald had a love for gardening, fishing and being outside. He enjoyed spending time with his grandsons, going to their cattle shows, watching them show cattle and seeing his great-grandkids.

Ronald died Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019, at the Timely Mission Nursing Home, Buffalo Center. He was 87.

Ronald is survived by his wife Marion of 66 years; daughter Kimberly and her husband Kim Ruby of Lakota; grandchildren, Nathan and his wife Leslie of Murray and their son Creed, Geoffrey and his wife Kristy of Lakota and their children, Kaylee and Kyler; twin brother Roger and his wife Janette Meyer of Fairmont, Minn.; and many nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his special furry friend, Zoey.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Louis and Eleanora Meyer; sister Marilyn Thompson; and brother Darwin Meyer.

Online condolences may be left at

Kossuth County Advance

14 E. Nebraska St.

Algona, IA 50511  

Phone: (515) 295-3535

Fax: (515) 295-7217

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