Obituary: Gerald Meye


A funeral service for Gerald “Jerry” Meye, 81, of Bettendorf, was held at 10 a.m. Monday, May 20, at First Christian Church, Davenport. Burial was in Davenport Memorial Park. Visitation was Sunday, May 19, from 4-6 p.m. at the Runge Mortuary, Davenport, with additional visitation one hour prior to the service on Monday at the church.

Mr. Meye died Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf.

Gerald Meye was born Sept. 7, 1937, in Davenport, the son of Arthur and Thelma (Ray) Meye.

He married Harriet Roberts on Oct. 24, 1959, in Davenport.

He retired from Aramark after 39 years of service.

His hobbies were working in his yard and flower garden, restoring old furniture, bowling, going for walks in his neighborhood, and spending time with friends.

Survivors include his wife; his daughters, Deborah (Robert) Tucker and Wendy Carter; his grandchildren, Jeremy, Taunia (Mike), and Jenny (Ray); two great-grandchildren; and a sister, Linda (Larry) Clark.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Gene.

Memorials may be made to First Christian Church.

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