Harlan Meyer notes 90th birthday


Harlan Kenneth Meyer, 204 E. 4th St., DeWitt, will observe his 90th birthday Tuesday, Aug. 14.

Harlan was born Aug. 14, 1928, on the Meyer family farm on Buttermilk Road in northwest Davenport. On Jan. 15, 1955, he married Gertrude Walker of DeWitt. She passed away Dec. 30, 2016.

Harlan farmed for 46 years in Scott and Clinton counties. In 1979, he was inducted into Peterson Soybean Seed Hall of Fame. He had the top soybean yield in the state of Iowa.

He has three children: Ross Allyn and Jodi Lynn, both of DeWitt, and Sue Ann of Norman, Okla.