Arnold “Butch” Meyer

Arnold “Butch” E. Meyer, 89, of Caledonia, passed away Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012 at Valley View Healthcare, Houston, Minn.

He was born Nov. 12, 1923 in Caledonia to Herman and Matilda (Weber) Meyer. He married Wilma Felten on Sept. 24, 1946 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Caledonia.

He carried on with the family farm and also worked for Hector Construction for 10 years. His favorite past times were fishing and later after moving into town, he took care of the garden and was often seen walking his best friend, Charlie.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Viola Meyer and Lilly Hayes; brother, Lloyd Meyer; grandson, Billy Jo Seekamp and sons-in-law, Larry Denstad and Lennie Seekamp.

He is survived by his wife, Wilma; daughters, Diane Meyer and Darlene Denstad; four grandchildren, Brian (Keri) Denstad, Kristi (Jason) Puent, Shannon (Cory) Gilman and Scott Seekamp; 10 great-grandchildren, Isaac, Grace, Owen, Kekoa, Jared, Callie, Makenna, Lexi, Ariella and Amanda and several nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 7, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Caledonia. Father Gregory Leif will officiate and burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Caledonia. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday morning before the service at the church. McCormick Funeral Home is assisting the family and on line condolences may be given at mccormickfuneralhome.net

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