Archbold, OH

Kathryn L. Meyer

Kathryn L. Meyer, age 84, of Archbold, died Sunday, April 13, 2008, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold.

Kathryn had been a registered nurse for many years.

She was born in Henry County, Ohio on April 30, 1923, the daughter of the late John and Florence (Kutzli) Leupp. She was a member of St. John’s Christian Church in Archbold.

Kathryn was a 1944 graduate of the Flower Hospital School of Nursing. After graduation she worked in the nursery at Monroe City Hospital until she received her state board certification. She then enlisted in the Army Nurse Corp during WWII, serving at Camp McCoy, WI as a Second Lieutenant.

She was then transferred to Oliver General Hospital, Ga., and was promoted to First Lieutenant. It was there that she met Harold W. Meyer, and they were married on Oct. 30, 1946.

After leaving the service she was a registered nurse at the former Detwiler Hospital in Wauseon, and then retired from Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home.

She is survived by two daughters, Sharron (Richard) Hillabrand of Findlay, and Laura (Drew) Gorton of Berea; three sons, Rodney (Phyllis) Meyer of Delaware, Ohio; John (Jeannie) Meyer of St. Charles, Mo.; Brian Meyer of Wolcottville, Ind.; grandchildren Michael (Jane) Gorton, Brandon, Michelle, Jane, and Scott Meyer; and two brothers, Bob (Mary) Leupp of Archbold and Jim (Norma) Leupp of Stryker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold; one son, Mark; and four brothers, Hazen E., John L., Charles R., and Victor L. Leupp.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, April 17, 2008 at St. John’s Christian Church in Archbold, with Pastor Erich Christman officiating. Interment will follow in the Archbold Cemetery.

Friends may call at the Grisier Funeral Home in Archbold on Wednesday from 2 until 8 p.m.

The family requests that memorial contributions to be given to St. John’s Christian Church, the Fulton County Humane Society, or the Women’s War Memorial in Arlington, Va.

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