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David E. Meyer

posted Aug 30, 2016, 6:33 AM by   [ updated Aug 30, 2016, 6:34 AM ]
David E. Meyer

Beloved father and grandfather passed away on Sunday, August 28, 2016 surrounded by his family at August Winter House in Howell, Michigan. Age 72 years. The son of the late Edward and Rose (Bliss) Meyer, David was born on November 3, 1943 in Saginaw, Michigan. He married the love of his life, Darlene E. Hill on April 23, 1966. She predeceased him on December 1, 2012. David served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War. He was employed at General Motors for 43 years until his retirement in 2004. David was a member of Holy Spirit Church. He was a volunteer for the Thomas Township Fire Department and a reserve deputy for the Saginaw County Sheriff's Department. David enjoyed playing golf, camping and yard work. Most of all, David loved time spent with his family, especially his grandchildren.

Surviving are two daughters Laurie and Patrick Grant, Ann Arbor; Tracy and Timothy Horvath, Howell; four grandchildren, Isabella, Addyson, Gabriella and Olivia; two sisters and three brothers; several nieces and nephews; many special friends including, Gail and Don, Gwen, Dee and Denny. David was preceded in death by his mother-in-law and father-in-law, Madonna and Ensio Hill.

David’s family extends their gratitude and appreciation to August Winter House for their loving and compassionate care.

Funeral Liturgy will take place 10:00 a.m. Thursday, September 1, 2016 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 1035 N. River Rd. in Saginaw. Entombment will follow at St. Andrew Mausoleum where military honors will be presented by the United States Air Force and V.F.W. Post #1859. Friends may call at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Rd., (between Shattuck and McCarty), where the family will be present on Wednesday from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and at Holy Spirit Catholic Church on Thursday from 9:00 a.m. until time of Mass. The Thomas Township Fire Department will have a walk-thru 6:00 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. A Vigil Service will take place at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the August Winter House.