Eugene Meyers

Mitchell

Eugene obit pic 45    Eugene Tunney Meyers, 89, of Mitchell, formerly of Huron, passed away Sunday, June 25, 2017, at the Firesteel Healthcare Community in Mitchell.
His funeral was Wednesday, June 28, at the Welter Funeral Home with burial in Restlawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery at Huron. Visitation was one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Wednesday.
Eugene Tunney Meyers, the son of Andrew T. and Matilda (Freese) Meyers, was born Feb. 28, 1928, in Wessington. He was baptized at the American Lutheran Church. Eugene lived on the family farm near Wessington and attended rural schools in the area before moving to Huron in 1940. He worked for the Armour Meatpacking Company until 1968, and then worked on the family farm and was a painter.
Gene married LaVonne Shepard in 1949, and to this union four children were born. He later married Clara Flesner on July 18, 1986, in Galeton, Colo.
Eugene loved to be outdoors hunting, fishing and gardening. He especially enjoyed the many years of goose hunting near Pierre with family and friends, the many hours feeding the birds and squirrels, and playing with his pet dogs and cats.
He is survived by his four children: Cindy (Butch) Rathjen of Huron, Gene (J.D.) Meyers of Woonsocket, Rosemarie (John) Delvaux of Woonsocket, and Harold (Clara) Meyers of Dalhart, Texas; step-daughter, Carol (Ronald) Liebnow of Huron; 11 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; two great- great-grandchildren; brother, Lyle (Donna) Meyers of Huron; sisters-in-law, Mary and Karen Meyers; brother-in-law, Harold Owens; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Clara; brothers: Bernard (Marie), Ernest, Frank (Evelyn), George (Eleanor), Alva, and Arthur Meyers; sisters: Angeline (Johnny) Forbes, Lucille (Joe) Maunders, and Gladyce Owens; nephew, Doug Johnson; and niece, Jeannie Atchley.

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