Delbert Meyer

Mr. Delbert Meyer of Venedy, IL departed this life in the Barnes/Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO on Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 1:25 P.M. He had attained the age of 87 years, 4 months and 12 days.

Delbert was born in Addieville, IL on May 8, 1931 the son of John W. and Tillie (nee Juenger) Meyer. Mr. Meyer was a 1948 graduate of Okawville High School. He served in the United States Air Force and was a Disabled American Veteran of the Korean War. Delbert was united in marriage to Shirley Dyck Oaks in Las Vegas, NV on January 16, 1970 and she survives his passing.

Mr. Meyer worked for the McDonnell Douglas Corporation in Southern California as a Field Representative and Quality Control Inspector until his retirement. He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 28 in Mt. Vernon, IL. He was also a member of the Zion United Church of Christ in Addieville. Delbert was an avid golfer and played many rounds of golf and always had fun. His golfing days are over but he did score a hole in one.

Left to mourn his passing is his wife, Shirley Meyer of Venedy, IL; four children, Elwood Dyck and wife Janey of Paso Robles, CA, Mark Dyck and wife Barbara of Atlanta, GA, Denise Dyck of Venedy and Terrie McMillian and husband James of Venedy; seven grandchildren, Emilie Tonn and husband Travis of Fresno, CA, Lisa Dugan and husband Gareth of Atlanta, Mark Godbey and Josh Godbey both of Venedy, Kimberly Mason of Colfax, IL, J.D. McMillian and Allen W. McMillian both of Venedy; eight great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Lorraine Meyer of Lincoln, IL; many nieces and nephews as well as a host of friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson, Elwood “Billy” Dyck III; two sisters, Shirley McCoy and Ethel Marquard; four brothers, Jerome, Robert, John and Calvin Meyer; and a nephew, Glen “Cookie” Marquard.

In accordance with the wishes of Delbert and his family, cremation was performed and a private interment service will be held at a later date at the Zion United Church of Christ Cemetery in Addieville.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Disabled American Veterans or to the charity of the donor’s choice, and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home.

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