Marie C. Meyer

May 3, 2014
By

image001 - CopyMarie C. Meyer, age 88 of St. Mary’s, died Friday, May 2, 2014, at St. Andrew’s Health Campus in Batesville.  Born March 8, 1926 in Oldenburg, Indiana, she is the daughter of Mary (Nee:  Werner) and Frank Hartman.  She married Victor J. Meyer November 12, 1947 at Holy Family Church in Oldenburg and he preceded her in death April 14, 2013.  She was a member of St. Mary’s of the Rock Church and its Ladies Society and for many years was the caretaker of the Grotto there, along with her husband Vic.

Marie loved to cook and bake for her family of 13 children. Her family enjoyed her  homemade bread on a daily basis.  She took great delight in serving some family favorites: her apple dumplings with her special sauce added on top; also “Beefy Bunwiches” which would often be made for their birthdays upon request.  Marie’s true passion was tending to her garden and flowers.  She grew over 15 varieties of roses and put out a large garden that helped feed her entire family.  She would can, freeze and make preserves from the fruits and vegetables, for her family to enjoy all year long.  Marie loved to bake & serve a variety of desserts, especially all types of pies.  Some of her other hobbies were crocheting, playing Scrabble and Solo, working crossword puzzles and watching song birds, which she could identify by the sounds that they made.  She and Vic loved to travel and would often attend the area church picnics.  Her family was the most important thing in the world to her, especially her children and grandchildren.  Marie’s family described her as  a caring mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother and as being the “Perfect Homemaker” where everyone felt at home and loved in her presence.

She is survived by her daughters and son-in-laws Grace and Arthur Schneider of Batesville, Yvonne and Ronald Schneider of Sunman, Mary Louise Meyer and Richard Cartwright of Oldenburg, Eileen and Tim Duff of Hamilton, Ohio, Carolyn and Dale Sorber of Rushville, Indiana, Susan and Brad Everage of Simpsonville, Kentucky; sons and daughter-in-laws Eugene and Karen Meyer of Brookville, Dennis and Marlene Meyer of Greensburg, Gary and Sue Meyer, Roy and Berna Meyer, Joe and April Meyer, John and Linda Meyer and Jerome and Nancy Meyer, all of Batesville; sisters Antoinette Hartman of Rushville, Geraldine Nobbe of Brookville, Edith Eickhorst of Kansas City, Missouri; brother Irvin Hartman of Lawrenceburg; 28 grandchildren, 2 step-grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.  In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by sister Agnes Blankman; brother Jerome Hartman and three grandchildren.

Visitation is Tuesday, May 6th, from 4 – 8 p.m. at the Weigel Funeral Home in Batesville.  Funeral services are 10 a.m., Wednesday, May 7th, at St. Mary’s of the Rock Church, with Rev. Humbert Moster O.F.M. officiating.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  Memorials may be made to the Sisters of St. Francis of Oldenburg or St. Mary’s of the Rock Preservation Society.

Listen Live

Upcoming Events

Dec
31
Wed
12:00 am 2015 Batesville Youth Baseball/S...
2015 Batesville Youth Baseball/S...
Dec 31 @ 12:00 am – Mar 14 @ 12:00 am
Registration is open online 24/7 go to www.batesvillebaberuth.com and click on the “Register Now” link. Early registration Discount $5.00 per registration if completed IN JANUARY The spring/summer season will run from April 25th through July 2nd. All games will be through the week excluding April 25th to avoid conflict with spring soccer You can also register in person at the Batesville firehouse. Registration days: January 31, 2015- 9:00 to noon February 21, 2015- 9:00 to noon March 7, 2015- 9:00 to noon  
Jan
1
Thu
9:00 am YMCA January Incentive @ Southeastern Indiana YMCA
YMCA January Incentive @ Southeastern Indiana YMCA
Jan 1 @ 9:00 am – Jan 31 @ 5:00 pm
YMCA is where you belong! Community incentive to make being healthy a habit The whole month of January bring in 10 food pantry items and the $75 joiners fee will be dropped  
1:51 pm Patriotic Art Contest
Patriotic Art Contest
Jan 1 @ 1:51 pm – Mar 31 @ 11:59 pm
The Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post 3183 is sponsoring an art contest for students in grades 9-12. The contest is a great way to earn money for college. The art must be on paper or canvas and have a patriotic theme. Digital Art is not accepted. The art must be original. Judging is based on originality, presentation, and patriotism expressed. There are monetary awards given locally and at the state level. The national winners will receive scholarships. Home schooled students are eligible, foreign exchange are not. Your entry must be signed by a teacher. You can obtain an entry form by calling Kay Pulskamp, chairperson at 934-3442. Please submit your art by March 31, 2015. The first place winner will be sent to the State Scholarships Chairman for judging. Your art will be returned to you after judging is complete. Additional info/rules may be reviewed at www.ladiesauxvfw.org/programs/scholarships.html

View Calendar