Eldon J. Meyer

Eldon J. Meyer, 82, of Huntington, IN, died Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010, at 11:10 p.m. at Parkview Huntington Hospital in Huntington.

He was born April 2, 1927, in Huntington County to John J. and Elizabeth Eckert Meyer. He married Doris Beck at St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church on May 31, 1950. She survives.

Mr. Meyer graduated from Clear Creek High School in 1945. He was a lifelong farmer in Clear Creek township. He was a member of St. Catherine's Catholic Church, Nix Settlement.

Additional survivors include a son, John (Janet) Meyer, of Huntington; two daughters, Nancy (Mark) Norris, of Spencerville, and Carol (Dale) Rapson, of Columbia City; two sisters, Geraldine Lickey, of Huntington, and Phyllis (Fred) McNulty, of Fort Wayne; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

A funeral Mass was held Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2010, at St. Catherine's Catholic Church, Nix Settlement, Whitley County, with Rev. Kenneth Sarrazine officiating. Burial was in St. Catherine's Cemetery.

Preferred memorials are to Masses at the church or to Parkview Huntington Hospice, in care of McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, IN 46750.

Online condolences are to www.mcelhaneyhartfuneralhome.com.