Obit: Meyer, Leona Esther (1931 - 2015)

Contact: Robert Lipprandt 

Surnames: Hoeck, Meyer, Stefancin, Stimm, Willger

----Source: The Star News (Medford, WI) 6/04/2015

Meyer, Leona Esther (Stimm) (21 JUL 1931 - 30 MAY 2015)

Leona Esther Meyer, 83, Medford, died at Aspirus Care and Rehab on May 30.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 3 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Medford with Father Gerard Willger and Deacon Joe Stefancin officiating. Burial took place at Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery. Visitation was from 10 a.m. until the time of services Holy Rosary Catholic Church.

She was born on July 21, 1931 to the late Elwood and Cora (Hoeck) Stimm at Rib Lake. She graduated from Medford High School. On June 16, 1973 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford she married Leon C. Meyer, who preceded her in death on Feb. 26, 2008.

Leona worked for Gruener Bakery on Main Street in Medford. She enjoyed completing jigsaw and crossword puzzles, reading, and had a passion for pets; especially her cats and dogs. Leona and Leon enjoyed traveling and visiting different casinos. She always enjoyed watching the squirrels in her backyard make their way up her birdfeeders to eat the food out of them. She was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church.

She is survived by brothers-in-law, Ray Meyer, and Joe (Mary) Meyer, both of Medford and sister-in-law, Carol Meyer of Rib Lake. She is also survived by several cousins, nieces, nephews and close friends.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by her sister Lorraine Stimm.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Leona’s family.

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