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Dorothy Meyer - Obituary


Dorothy Meyer

Dorothy Meyer, 87 of Sidney, Nebraska died Tuesday morning, January 17, 2017 at her daughter's home east of Sidney.

Cremation has taken place and inurnment will be in Fort Collins, Colorado at a later date.

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Dorothy Lorraine Meyer, the daughter of Henry and Mary (Whitman) Hartung was born March 20, 1929 in Lingle, Wyoming. The family moved to the Ft. Collins area where her father farmed. This is where she received her education. After high school she worked for Safeway. It was her she met her future husband, Henry (Hank) Meyer and they were married June 27, 1948. To this union three daughters were born: Sharon, Gwen and Judy. In 1950 the family moved to Sidney, Nebraska where Hank was employed by Marathon Oil. She had recently moved in with her daughter, Gwen due to failing health. Dorothy was an avid Farkle player.

Survivors include two daughters: Gwen Stone of Sidney, NE and Judy Shaw of Rio Rancho, NM; three brothers: Bob and wife Jackie Hartung of Ft. Collins, CO, Don Hartung of Casper, WY, and Melvin Hartung of Johnstown, CO; four sisters: Alberta Solomon of Ft. Collins, CO, Norma Stavran of Grand Junction, CO, Frances Leeper of Ft. Collins, CO and Loretta McGinley of Arvada, CO; 5 Grandchildren and 7 Great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, daughter Sharon Hickey, sister Edna Hartung and brother Clarence Hartung.

Holechek Funeral Home and Cremations in Sidney is serving the Meyer family.


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