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Harlan Kenneth Meyer

August 14, 1928 ~ July 15, 2021 (age 92)


Mr. Harlan K. Meyer, 92, of DeWitt, Iowa, died Thursday afternoon, July 15, 2021, at home.

Harlan Kenneth Meyer was born August 14, 1928, on the Meyer Family Farm on Buttermilk Road in Northwest Davenport.  He was a 1947 graduate of Davenport Central High School.  On January 15, 1955, Harlan married Gertrude Elizabeth Walker at Grace Lutheran Church, DeWitt.  The couple farmed for 46 years in Scott and Clinton Counties where they raised their three children.  Gertrude preceded Harlan in death December 30, 2016.  

He was a longtime member of Grace Lutheran Church, DeWitt.  In 1979 Harlan was inducted into the Pioneer Hybred Soybean Seed Company Hall of Fame at Waterloo.  That year Harlan had the top soybean yield in the State of Iowa.  He was a longtime John Deere enthusiast.  Harlan enjoyed animals, especially dogs and horses over the years.  Above all he was a devoted husband and father.

Surviving are children, Ross of DeWitt, Sue of Norman Oklahoma and Jodi of DeWitt; a brother, Wayne, and sister, Barb, both of Eldridge.

The family will receive friends at Schultz Funeral Home, DeWitt from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. Friday, July 23, 2021.  A private family service and burial will be held at Elmwood Cemetery, DeWitt.

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July 23, 2021

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Schultz Funeral Homes
722 8th Street
DeWitt, IA 52742

Private Committal

Elmwood Cemetery

DeWitt, Iowa 52742

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