Mavis J. Meyer
Monday, February 06, 2017 12:32 PM
Mavis Joan Meyer, 82, of Belle Plaine entered eternal life on February 5, 2017 at The Lutheran Home in Belle Plaine.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday, February 9 at St. Brendan Catholic Church in Green Isle. Fr. Keith Salisbury will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the Mass at church on Thursday morning. Interment will be in the church cemetery.
Mavis was born May 5, 1934 at home in Washington Lake Township, Sibley County to John and Lena (Bovy) Meyer. She was baptized at the church of St. Brendan in Green Isle on May 20, 1934. Mavis lived with her parents and helped her father with farming. Mavis enjoyed farming; planting the crops, watching them grow and harvesting. She moved with her parents to Washington Lake in Green Isle after her father passing Mavis and her mother moved to Belle Plaine in 1974.
In her pastime she enjoyed fishing, playing bingo and playing cards. She had a love of cars. Often on a Sunday afternoon Mavis would take a drive checking on the crops and stopping in to visit with friends, family and neighbors, going to softball games, watching/listening to the Twins games, loved to polka, and attending and hosting birthday parties.Mavis loved dogs and dogs loved Mavis. Wherever Mavis was her dogs were with her.
She is survived by her sister, Geraldine Tesch; and several nieces and nephews.
Mavis is preceded in death by her parents, John and Lena; sisters, Violet (Clarence “Bud”) Anderly and Lucille (Leo) Scully; brother, Earl (Helen) Meyer; and brother-in-law, Lawrence Tesch.