Ronald A. Meyer

September 24, 1926 – July 2, 2020


Ronald A. Meyer, son of William and Arena (Ohm) Meyer, was born Sept. 24, 1926, in rural Kossuth County, Iowa. He attended Lotts Creek school through eighth grade. 

At that time, he began his farming career, which lasted until his retirement in 1991. Ron was united in marriage with Betty Lou Reinen on Nov. 28, 1948. He was a member of Peace Lutheran church, serving as Trustee for many years. 

Ron also served on the Rodman and West Bend school boards for several years and was a member of the Lions Club. Ron enjoyed golfing and loved to fish. He took many fishing trips to Canada and South Dakota throughout the years. Ron and Betty spent many winters in Texas.

Ron died July 2, 2020, at West Bend Health and Rehabilitation in West Bend, Iowa. Survivors include his children: Bonnie Meyer of Cedar Park, Texas; Carol (Chuck) Shellmyer of Urbandale, Iowa; Terry (Deb) Meyer of Rochester, Minn.; and Rod (Ellen) Meyer of Whittemore, Iowa; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; brother Dean (Marlene) Meyer of Algona, Iowa; and sister Doris Meyer of San Antonio, Texas. 

Ron was preceded in death by his parents, wife Betty in 2011, brothers Amos and Kenny Meyer, and sister Lavonne Garman.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, July 6, at Peace Lutheran Church in West Bend. Harris Funeral Homes is handling arrangements. 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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