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Junior A. Meyer (Jon)

Junior A. Meyer (Jon)

Dec. 28, 1949 - Nov. 11, 2013

HOPKINS - Junior A. Meyer (Jon) was born in Roseland, Minnesota on December 28, 1949 to Harry H. and Jennie ( Wubben) Meyer. He grew up and attended school in Clara City, Minnesota, graduating in 1968. On July 1, 1972, he was united in marriage to Vicki Hendrickson of Montevideo. Their marriage was blessed with two children, Kristi (Jim) Gay of Richfield, MN and Nathan (special friend Stephanie McCartney) of Milaca, MN. Twin grandsons, Casey Gay and Nathan Gay, were the light of his life.

Jon died on November 11, 2013 at the age of 63 and will be sorely missed by his family. Jon always had a positive, upbeat demeanor, never letting adversity get him down.

Visitation is Saturday, November 16 from 4pm to 6pm at Washburn-McReavy Strobeck Johnson Chapel, 1400 Mainstreet, Hopkins. The service is Sunday, November 17 at 3pm at Cross of Glory Baptist Church, 4600 Shady Oak Rd, Hopkins.

Jons training was as a draftsman, but he loved selling farm equipment. He also worked in radio for some years and then as an insurance agent and insurance adjuster with American Family Insurance. He retired in 2006.

Jon enjoyed spending time with family and friends, playing cards, watching sports and collecting toy tractors (all in John Deere green). He and Vicki loved to travel together.

Jon is survived by his wife, children and grandchildren. He is also survived by 11 siblings: Herman (Muriel), Edna Wolfswinkel, Don (Lois), LaVonne (Larry) Via, Virgil (Jackie), Larry (Karla), Verne (Linda), Mike (Sandy), Lyn (Russ) Underdahl, Val Zaske, Denise Meyer; numerous nieces and nephews; parents-in-law Alton and Helen Hendrickson.

Jon was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents and one nephew.

Memorials may be sent to the National Parkinson Foundation MN or the Lewy Body Dementia Association. Strobeck Johnson Chapel 952-938-9020