Bernice Louise Meyers
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Bernice Louise Meyers
  • January 16, 1931 - October 3, 2016
  • Indiana

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Bernice L. Meyers, 85, of Fort Wayne passed away Monday, October 03, 2016. Born on January 16, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Paul C. and Linda L. (Nahrwold) Grewe. She was a Lutheran Church Missouri Synod teacher at Central Lutheran, Emmaus Peace Lutheran, and Bethlehem Trinity Lutheran Schools. She held three Master of Science degrees in education and science. Bernice was very active in the community. She was a long time member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church and later a member of St. Michaels Lutheran Church. She was also a member of the Allen Co. Sheriff's Reserves, New Century Home Economics Group, CASA, and was an Indiana Master Naturalist. With a lifelong curiosity about people, nature, and the physical world, Bernice was a voracious reader and adventurer. She traveled throughout the US, Canada and Mexico and went to Europe numerous times and at 80 years old traveled to Hawaii with her family. She also enjoyed time with her grandchildren and had them up to their lake cottage every summer where they learned about bonfires, pudgy pies and bass fishing. Bernice loved to teach. She committed her life to teaching kids, family and even other teachers. In her life and in her death she offered her best to those who wished to learn. She touched many people in her life and will continue to touch us all for generations to come. She is survived by her loving family; sons Martin (Wendy), and David (Holly), sister, Lea Ann (Mike) Fifer, grandsons Colin and Mason, and sister in law Audrey Meyers and her family. Her husband Eugene D. Meyers, brother in law Wayne Meyers, and parents preceded her in death. Funeral service will be 1:30 pm on Sunday, October, 9, 2016, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 3705 South Anthony Blvd., Fort Wayne, with visitation thirty minutes prior. Visitation will also be from 4-7 pm on Saturday, October 8, 2016, at Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Home for Funerals, 6810 Old Trail Rd., Fort Wayne. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Fort Wayne following the church service. Memorials may be made to Worship for Shut-Ins, Bethlehem Lutheran Church, or St. Michael Lutheran Church.