Edwin "Ed" H. Meier Jr.
October 7, 1927 – January 12, 2019
Edwin H. “Ed” Meier Jr., 91, passed away on January 12, 2019 at Clarendale in Algonquin, IL. He is the beloved husband of 66 years to Annette (Gehrke) Meier, of Crystal Lake; the loving father of Bruce (Patricia) Meier, of Genoa City, WI and the late Barbara (the late Kenneth) Rauwerdink.
Cherished grandfather of Jill (Nick) Davies, of Oostburg, WI, Julie (Bob) Lee, of Chicago, IL, Jacob (Katie) Rauwerdink, of North Little Rock, AR, Joshua Meier, Amanda Meier, Brandon Meier, of Genoa City, WI and the late Erin Lynn Rauwerdink; proud great-grandfather of Max and Mia Davies. He is the dear brother of Arlene (the late Orland) Brockmann.
He was born in Mt. Prospect, to the late Edwin and Edna (Oltendorf) Meier.
Edwin served in the Korean War in the Quartermaster Corps, from 1952-1954. He married Annette “Ann” Gehrke on December 27, 1952. He moved to Crystal Lake in 1959, where he owned and operated Meier Produce Farm. He was an active member of Immanuel Lutheran Church and was President of Club 60 Senior Group at the Church. He was a member of McHenry County Farm Bureau and member of Wm. Chandler Post 171 American Legion. He loved bowling and was in a league for years. He enjoyed traveling with his family and friends.
Visitation at Querhammer & Flagg Funeral Home, 500 West Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal Lake, on Friday, January 18, 2019 from 4 p.m - 8 p.m. Continued visitation on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at Immanuel Lutheran Historic Church, 178 South McHenry Ave., Crystal Lake, IL from 10 a.m. until time of Funeral Service at 11 a.m. Burial at Crystal Lake Memorial Park. For information call (815) 459-1760.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to: Immanuel Pointe Endowment Fund or a Charity of your choice. The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you, to the staff of Clarendale/Solace Hospice.
- Annette Meier, Wife
- Bruce (Patricia) Meier, Son
- The late Barbara (the late Kenneth) Rauwerdink, Daughter
- Jill (Nick) Davies, Julie (Bob) Lee, Jacob (Katie) Rauwerdink, Joshua Meier, Amanda Meier, Brandon Meier, and the late Erin Lynn Rauwerdink, Grandchildren
- Max and Mia Davies, Great-grandchildren
- Arlene (Orland) Brockmann, Sister
- Edwin and Edna Meier, Parents
- Visitation Friday, January 18, 2019
- Continued Visitation Saturday, January 19, 2019
- Funeral Service Saturday, January 19, 2019
Edwin "Ed" H. Meier Jr.
January 13, 2019
I am so very sorry for your loss. My heartfelt condolences to all of his family. I know he is happiest being with our Lord!