Paul E. Meyer, 87, of Dorchester, passed away Monday, June 3, 2012 at Ministry Saint Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11:00 am Saturday, June 8, 2013 at Saint Louis Catholic Church in Dorchester. Father Dan Hackel will officiate. A visitation will be held on Saturday from 9:30 am until the time of services at the church. Burial will be in the Dorchester Memorial Cemetery.
Paul was born April 4, 1926 in the Town of Mayville, Wisconsin to Edward and Anna (Geiger) Meyer. He received his education at Saint Louis Catholic School. On June 17, 1953 he was united in marriage to Verna Jean Jensen at Saint Louis Catholic Church in Dorchester. Paul was the founder of Meyer’s Equipment Manufacturing Corporation in Dorchester. He was a member of Saint Louis Parish in Dorchester.
Paul is lovingly survived by his children; Nadine (Tom) Rohrick, Jeanine (Peter) Gelhaus, Keith (Stacy) Meyer, Al (Nancy) Meyer, Gail (Doug) Korhonen, Julie (Mike) Smith and Michael (Lori) Meyer, 15 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and a brother; Roy Meyer.
Paul was preceded in death by his wife; Verna, one son Daniel Meyer, his parents, five brothers and two sisters.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing and playing golf.
In lieu of flowers a memorial can be made to the Saint Jude Children’s Foundation.
The Maurina Schilling Funeral Home in Dorchester is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences can be made to www.maurinaschilling.com.