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Reuben G. Meyers

Posted April 24, 2015 in Adel, Obituaries, Grimes

Reuben Meyers, 93, went to be with his Lord on Thursday, April 23, 2015. Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m. Monday, April 27 at Dunkard Brethren Church near Dallas Center with burial to follow at Brethren Cemetery.

Reuben was born on July 14, 1921 in Chambersburg, PA to Raymond and Edna (Rife) Meyers. He married Ruth Eby on May 13, 1948 in Dallas Center where they made their home, farmed, and raised their four children. His life centered on serving his Lord, family, and church. Reuben was a long-time member of the Old Order River Brethren Church, where he served as a minister.

Reuben is survived by his children, David (Beckie) Meyers and Eldon (Cindy) Meyers, both of Minburn, Susan (Mark) Forry of Mt. Joy, PA, and Delvin (Jean) Meyers of Dallas Center; siblings Tom (Doris) Meyers of Brownstown, PA, David (Joann) Meyers of Chambersburg, PA, Marty (Mary) Meyers of Adel, IA, John (Kathy) Meyers of Rowan, IA, and Mildred (Irvin) Eller of Eaton, OH; sisters-in-law Betty Meyers of Chambersburg, PA and Ada Meyers of Dallas Center, IA; and 14 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren.

Reuben was preceded in death by his wife Ruth, his parents, his brothers Bob, Roy, and Dan Meyers; sister Janet Gayman; brother-in-law John Gayman; sister-in-law Donna Meyers; granddaughter Ellen Meyers and great-granddaughter Aliana Forry.

The family will receive friends from 3 – 5 p.m. Sunday at Dunkard Brethren Church. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be given to Spurgeon Manor in Reuben’s name. Online condolences are welcomed at

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