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Roberta M. Meitzler

Roberta M. Meitzler, age 88, of Huntington, IN, passed away on Wednesday, January 31, 2024, at Stillwater Hospice, Fort Wayne, IN.   

Mrs. Meitzler was born on September 29, 1935, in Huntington, IN,  to the late Philip and Hilda (Edel) Young.   She married Eldon E. Meitzler on August 25, 1956, in Huntington, and he preceded her in death on December 25, 2021.

Roberta graduated from Huntington Catholic High School in 1953.   She retired after 27 years as an Instructional Assistant for Huntington County School Corporation.  She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church and the Rosary Sodality.

Roberta is survived by four sons, Philip (Tami) Meitzler, Fort Wayne, IN, Joseph (Lisa) Meitzler, Middleburg, FL, Michael (Julie) Meitzler, Bluffton, IN, David (Sherry) Meitzler, Roanoke, IN; 10 grandchildren, Danielle ((James) Higgins, Meagan (Jay) Richardson, Allen (Katie) Meitzler, Brittany (Cody) Thorne, Heather (Justin) Zagora, Jessica  (Joe) Anderson, Mitchel Meitzler, Ryne Wemhoff, Tyler (Taryn) Wemhoff, Grant Meitzler; and 17 great-grandchildren.  Roberta is also survived by three sisters, Mary Dolores Passino, Fort Wayne, IN, Patricia Schwartz, The Villages, FL, and Debra (Kim) Hildebrand, Huntington, IN.

Along with her parents and husband she was preceded in death by one brother, John B. “Jack” Young; and one sister, Phyllis Paul.

Recitation of the Rosary will be held on Friday, February 9, 2024, at 4:30 p.m. followed with calling hours from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at McElhaney Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, IN.

Additional calling hours will be held on Saturday, February 10, 2024, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.     followed by a 10:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary Catholic Church, 903 N. Jefferson St, Huntington, IN.

A private burial will be held at a later date at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Huntington, IN.

In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to either St. Mary Catholic Church, Huntington Catholic Schools, or Stillwater Hospice in care of McElhaney Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson Street, Huntington, IN, 46750.