Obit: Donald Meyer


Donald Carlton Meyer, 84, of Moscow, died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, at his home. A Memorial Service will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, Jan. 10, at Bentley Funeral Home in Wilton. Burial will take place in the Moscow Cemetery following the service.

Memorials may be given to Our Savior Lutheran Church or the Muscatine Humane Society. Condolences may be left at

Don was born on April 12, 1935 to Carl and Dorothy (Lenker) Meyer in Wilton. He graduated from Wilton High School. Don married Irene M. Iserhott on March 24, 1956 in Wilton. After 62 years of marriage, Irene preceded him in death on April 15, 2018.

Don worked as a machinist for J.I. Case in Bettendorf for 30 years before retiring. He was a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Muscatine. Don enjoyed living in Moscow and working with animals. He enjoyed watching sports, especially Iowa Hawkeye basketball and football. He also enjoyed dancing, stock car races and traveling to Branson, Missouri with his wife, Irene.

Don is survived by his children Rebecca (Doug) Taylor of Park City, Utah, Thomas (Diane) Meyer and Michael Meyer both of Muscatine, Jeffrey Meyer of Cedar Rapids, and Diane Meyer (Kevin Stewart) of West Des Moines; 5 grandchildren Heather and Matthew Meyer, Hana Meyer, and David and Christine Taylor; 4 great-grandchildren; and his sister, Shirley (Joe) Stroud of Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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