Saturday, August 10th, 2019
Steven Joseph Meyer, age 55, Ft. Loramie, Ohio, passed away at his residence of natural causes early Thursday morning, August 8, 2019, surrounded by his family following a brave battle with cancer.
He was born April 23, 1964, in Sidney, Ohio, to the late Jerome "Jerry" Meyer and Constance "Connie" (Rethman) Meyer of Sidney. On October 27, 1990, at St. Michael Catholic Church in Fort Loramie, Steve married Marjorie "Margie" (Rosengarten) Meyer who survives.
Also surviving are three children, Joseph Meyer of Russia & fiancee Bethany Bertke; Katherine Meyer of Sandusky & partner Nicholas Walters and Allison Meyer of Fort Loramie; five siblings: Sandra & Paul Brennan of Chicago, Patricia & Robert Durbin of West Lafayette, IN, Rebecca & Ronald Hoffman of West Chester, Barbara & Joseph Gillming of Cincinnati and Thomas & Melinda Meyer of Carroll; father & mother-in-law, Ed & the late Marian Rosengarten of Fort Loramie; brothers & sisters-in-law: James & Jean Rosengarten of Fort Loramie, Julia & Larry Moeller of Fort Loramie, Rebecca & Richard Beckman of Minster, David & Leslie Rosengarten of Minster and Charles & Renee Rosengarten of Fort Loramie along with numerous nieces and nephews.
Mr. Meyer was a 1982 graduate of Lehman Catholic High School. He went on to obtain a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering at the University of Dayton. He was employed at Coldwater Machine Co. where he had been an account manager.
Steve was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church where he had been a lector and Eucharistic distributor. He also served on the parish futures committee and the education commission. He was a member of the Sidney Knights of Columbus.
Steve was devoted to the care of his family and community. He enjoyed taking walks and listening to most genres of music, especially bluegrass. He was also known to be a bit of a car fanatic admiring cars that were well kept, inside and out.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM, Tuesday, August 13, 2019, at St. Michael Church in Fort Loramie with Rev. Dan Schmitmeyer presiding. Deacon Mike Meyer and Deacon Paul Timmerman will also concelebrate. Interment will follow at St. Michael Cemetery.
Friends may call Monday 2:00 to 8:00 PM and Tuesday 9:00 to 10:00 AM at Gehret Funeral Home in Fort Loramie.
Memorials may be made to Wilson Health Hospice or charity of donor's choice.
Private condolences may be expressed at www.gehretfuneralhome.com.