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Alta Meyer, age 91, of Wayne

Posted: 06 January, 2017

Funeral Services for Alta Meyer, age 91, of Wayne will be held at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Rural Wakefield on Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. Visitation will be held at Hasemann Funeral Home in Wayne on Monday, from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. with family present. Interment will be held at Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery in Wakefield. Memorials may be directed to the Meyer Family for later designation. She passed away Friday at the Wakefield Health Care Center.

Alta Ida Lena Meyer was born November 9, 1925, on a farm in Wayne County to Adolph and Dora (Meierdierks) Baier. She was baptized at the Evangelical Salem Church in Wayne County and confirmed at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Wayne. Alta married Ruben Meyer December 17, 1943, at the Immanuel Lutheran Church Parsonage. The couple farmed in Dixon County until moving to Wayne in 1986.   Alta was employed at the Wayne Greenhouse for many years and later at the Wayne Herald. Alta was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church.
   Alta is survived by her children, Nancy Nettleton of Allen,   Sandra Light of Council Bluffs, Iowa,   and
 Mark (Karlene) Meyer of Wakefield; 7 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; 8 great-great-grandchildren; special nurse and great-granddaughter, Kayla; sisters, Inez Baker of Wayne and Donna Boeckenhauer of Wakefield; nieces and nephews.  
   Alta was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Ruben in 2007; and three sons-in-law, Dennis Meyer, Gene Nettleton, and Steve Light; and one sister, Edna Staver.


Hasemann Funeral Home
302 North Lincoln Street
Wayne, Nebraska 68787
(402).375.3100 Fax (402).375.2900

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