CLEAR LAKE | Steve Meyers, 66, of Clear Lake passed away at his home on November 6, 2017.
A memorial service will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday, November 11, 2017 at Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, 101 N 4th St, Clear Lake, IA 50428 with Father Gehling officiating. Inurnment will be held at a later date.
Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, November 10, 2017 at the funeral chapel.
Stephen “Steve” Ray Meyers was born on December 11, 1950 to Raymond and Anna Katherine (Thompson) Meyers. He grew up in Mason City, graduating from Mason City High School in 1969. After graduation, Steve enlisted into the United States Army, where he served his country honorably. During his service Steve worked as a mechanic. Following his honorable discharge he came home and began working as a mechanic for Stockberger Transfer and Storage. In 1985 Steve established Meyer's Wrecker and Repair and had owned the company for almost 30 years. On June 9th, 1989 Steve married Rosemary “Rosie” Nielsen.
Steve was an avid outdoors man who wouldn't miss an opportunity to go hunting or fishing. Each year he took a fishing trip to Canada. He enjoyed watching westerns and listening to music. Each morning Steve looked forward to coffee with his friends, especially on Sundays.
He was a member of the Clear Lake VFW.
Steve is survived by his children, Heidi O'Neil of Cedar Rapids and Erik (Abbey) Meyers of Apple Valley, MN; grandchildren, Luke O'Neil, Evelynn and Peyton Meyers; step-children, Jacqueline “Jackie” (Rick) Buchan and Brent Shoop; step-grandchildren, Mitchell and Trevor Buchan, and Anna and Abby Shoop; siblings, Mike (Diana) Meyers, Ted Meyers, and Wendy Ebbers; his aunt, Cora (Don) Miller; as well as many extended family members and many friends.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Rosie Meyers in 2012, parents, and sister Kathy Maas in 2016.
Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel 101 N 4th St, Clear Lake, IA 50428. 641-357-2193. ColonialChapels.com