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Patsy R. Meyer

May 20, 2014 - Staff

Patsy R. Meyer, of Riverton, died Monday, May 19, 2014, at home surrounded by family. She was 84 years old.

Visitation will be 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 20, at Davis Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 21, at Trinity Lutheran Church with Pastor David Magruder officiating. Cremation will follow.

Patsy Meyer was born Feb. 6, 1930, in Lebanon, Ore., the daughter of Harry J. and Mabel M. (Miller) Lutz.

She grew up in Lebanon, Ore., and later lived in Afghanistan for two years with her children and former husband due to his job with the University of Wyoming. The family moved to Fremont County in 1960.

Throughout her life, she traveled to many places to visit family, including Greece, Italy, India, Australia and Papau New Guinea.

She was a member of the Lutheran church and was an active member of the CowBelles.

Her family said she was a mom, an auntie, sister and friend to many people. She grew up on a farm with animals, which ignited a great collection of anything dealing with pigs. She also learned to love gardening and canning while living on the farm. Above all, her family said she was a homemaker, and she enjoyed being with her children and grandchildren and was a unique grandma. They said she enjoyed playing pinochle and bridge with friends and family, and she loved her schnauzer, Misty.

She is survived by her children, Brad (Evette) Meyer of Kinnear and Michael Meyer and his good friend Sam Ecker of Ashland, Ore., Linda Valenti of Laramie and Cindy (Bruce) Belt of Tyler, Texas; brothers Larry Lutz of Junction City, Ore., and Donald Lutz of McMinnville, Ore.; sister Betty Glasscock of Toledo, Ore.; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brothers Frank, Glen, Stanley, Bobbie and Jim Lutz.

Memorial contributions may be made to Frontier Home Health and Hospice.

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