Daniel J. MeyerNovember 1, 1948 ~ November 13, 2017 (age 69)
Daniel J Meyer Born 11/01/1948 Died 11/13/2017.
Son of Clarence and Dorothy (Hetz) Meyer. One of eight children: Sandy (Jim) Adams of Madison Wisconsin; Dave (Judy) Meyer of Defiance, Ohio; Preceded in death by Jerry (2009) (Freda) Meyer of Ney, Ohio; Bill (Marsha) Meyer of Defiance, Ohio; Phil (Marcia) Meyer of Stryker, Ohio; Jane (Jeff) Meyer of Sherwood, Ohio; Bruce (Kerry) Meyer of Akron, Ohio.
Dan married Jean Kohout on May 23, 1970. They shared 47 ½ years of loving and being loved. They have two sons: Shane (Anna) & Joshua (Deidre) Meyer both of Sylvania, Ohio and four beautiful grandchildren: Ethan, Dylann, Reaghan, & Quinn who are the stars in Dan’s world.
Dan began serving the Lord in the Diocese of Toledo as a Teacher & Director of Music and Liturgy at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Defiance, Ohio in 1968. He and Jean moved to Toledo in 1972 where he continued his ministry at St. Thomas Aquinas Parish on the East Side. In 1991, he began serving Little Flower Parish until his retirement January 1, 2012.
After Dan retired he enjoyed traveling, gardening, woodworking, spending time with his kids and grandkids and keeping a watchful eye on activities at Wamplers Lake, Michigan. He also has been a Substitute Musician for multiple parishes in the Diocese of Toledo as well as at St. Rita’s in Clarks Lake, Michigan.
He was a member of the Knights of Columbus in Defiance, Ohio, the National Association of Pastoral Musicians, and the St. Vincent de Paul Society at Little Flower Parish.
After a 43 year battle with heart disease, the Good Lord called him home. The sparkle in Dan’s eye and the willingness to assist others anytime – anywhere made him loved by many. He lived by a motto- F.R.O.G. On (Fully Rely On God). His glass was always half full, never half empty. He will be greatly missed by many, especially his family and friends.
Visitation will be at Reeb Funeral Home 5712 Main St. in Sylvania, Ohio on Thursday, November 16th from 2-8pm with Scripture Services at 7pm. Further visitation from 9 to 11am Friday, November 17th at Little Flower Parish, followed by a Mass of Resurrection at 11am.