Murray MeyerMurray Myron Meyer, 70, Dent, Minn., formerly Jamestown, died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010, at the University of Minnesota Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minn. Mr. Meyer was born Feb. 26, 1940, in Perham, Minn., the son of Alfred J. and Yenoette B. (Wagner) Meyer.
Murray Myron Meyer, 70, Dent, Minn., formerly Jamestown, died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010, at the University of Minnesota Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minn.
Mr. Meyer was born Feb. 26, 1940, in Perham, Minn., the son of Alfred J. and Yenoette B. (Wagner) Meyer. He grew up in the Dent area, graduating from Fergus Falls (Minn.) High School in 1958. He attended the State School of Science in Wahpeton, N.D., where he completed a degree in accounting. He married Joyce Swanson on Feb. 11, 1961, at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church, Fergus Falls. They lived in Jamestown from 1966 to 1987, where he worked for Montgomery Ward and Montana Dakota Utilities. They returned to Minnesota, where they built their home on Dead Lake. He worked in sales at Olson Furniture, Fergus Falls, until he retired in 2002. He was an active member of St. James Catholic Church, Underwood, Minn. He enjoyed the lake, Minnesota Twins and Vikings.
He is survived by his wife; two sons, Jay (Jeannine), Minneapolis, and Blaine, Dent; a brother, Todd (Martha), Garland, Texas; a sister-in-law, Shirley Meyer, Fergus Falls; three grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Bruce.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, St. James Catholic Church, Underwood, with the Rev. LeRoy Schik officiating. Arrangements by Olson Funeral Home, Fergus Falls.
Prayer service: 7 p.m. Friday at the church.
Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday and one hour before the service at the church.
Burial: St. James Catholic Church Cemetery, rural Underwood.
Online guestbook: www. olsonfuneralhome.com
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