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11/30/2012 Email this articlePrint this article 
Arnold M. “Junior” Meyer
Arnold M. "Junior" Meyer
Arnold M. "Junior" Meyer, 79, of Goose Lake died Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, at his home.

According to his wishes, cremation rites will be accorded. A private family memorial service is planned. A gathering of friends and family was held Tuesday Dec. 4, at the Goose Lake Community Center.

Arnold was born Oct. 11, 1933, in Clinton to Arnold H. and Merina Bielenberg Meyer. He graduated from Goose Lake Consolidated School in 1952.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in France. He married Lucille Gradert Nov. 23, 1957, in Preston.

Junior worked with his father at Meyer's Ford Garage and at Northeast Schools as transportation director for 28 years, retiring in 1996.

He enjoyed fishing and hunting and spending winters in Florida.

Arnold is survived by his wife; children, Kim Burken and Michael Meyer, both of Goose Lake, and Tami (Kevin) Empen of Preston; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a grandson and two brothers.

The Pape Funeral Home, Clinton, is assisting the family.

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