William A. "Bill" Meyer Sr.

Location - Downing & Glancy Funeral Home, Geneva, Indiana | Posted - Friday 17 February 2017 - 13:02:56

William A. "Bill" Meyer Sr., 85, of Indianapolis, IN, formerly of Geneva, IN, passed away on Thursday, February 16, 2017 in Indianapolis, IN.  Bill was born on July 4, 1931 in Beverwyk, Nederlands, Holland.  He married Josephina Maria (Van Winsen) Meyer on September 23, 1953 in Rotterdam, Holland.  William immigrated to the United States in 1957.  He worked in transportation for 15 years, and in apartment maintenance for 10 years.  Bill attended High Street Methodist Church in Geneva, IN.

Survivors include his sons, Lambertus J.B. "Bert" Meijer; Pieter H. "Peter" Meijer (Lois); William A. "Bill" Meyer, Jr. (James), Denver, CO; Robert T. Meyer, Santa Barbara, CA; and his daughters Nancy L. Hawkins (Meyer) (Rich), Eminence, IN; and Theresa M. Walton (Meyer) (David), Indianapolis, IN.  Bill is also survived by 19 Grandchildren, 14 Great Grandchildren, and 1 Great Great Grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his Father, Abram Meijer; Mother, Jantje (Westerhof) Meijer; loving wife, Josephina  Maria (Van Winsen) Meyer; and  two sisters, Haarmke and Janke, Haarlem, Netherlands.

Family and friends may gather to share and remember Bill's life at the First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 100 West Line Street, Geneva, IN, on Wednesday February 22, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM.  There will then be a graveside service at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery, 9700 Allisonville Road, Indianapolis, IN 46250, at  3:00 PM on February 22, 2017, with Michele Isch officiating.

Arrangements are being handled by Downing & Glancy Funeral Home in Geneva.

Online condolences may be made at www.glancyfuneralhomes.com