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“I have so many memories of Oda and my mom (Arzella). They were both so excited when the Lime Creek church was moved to Farming of Yesteryear. She...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Karen Lindeman - Lakeville, MN

“The memories are a treasure. Hold them close. ”
2 of 12 | Posted by: Terri Hanson - Brainerd, MN

“Oda was a very caring and loving friend. She always had a smile and hug for us. We will always remember the "little trip" her and Evert had with us...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Paty Thrond - Emmons, MN

“Deepest sympathy & God's Peace! ”
4 of 12 | Posted by: Gloria Salthe - Baxter-Brainerd, MN

“Oda was a sweetheart and I looked forward to seeing her at Farming Of Yesteryear selling her wares. She always had a smile! ”
5 of 12 | Posted by: Gary Hagen - Wells, MN

“Your mom was such a gifted woman. She lived life to the fullest. Everyone who knows you all is saddened by your loss and feels the deepest sympathy...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Mary Aske - Kiester, MN

“Your mom was such a gifted woman. She lived life to the fullest. Everton who knows you all is saddened by your loss and feels the deepest sympathy...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Mary Aske - Kiester, MN

“My heart goes out to the family and friends of Oda Meyer. We were all very blessed to have her touch our lives. Oda was a kind, loving, sweet...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Anita Cameron - Shoreacres, TX

“To Jerry, Sharon, and your families, we send our sympathy and prayers with love to you all. Gene and Linda ”
9 of 12 | Posted by: Linda and Gene Molden - St Cloud, MN

“Jayne,You have my deepest sympathies on the passing of your mother. I remember you speaking many times of your Mom and Dad's delivering of...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Rita Korbal - Sioux Falls, SD

“When it comes to share a memory I would probably fill this page and many more. Oda and Everett could probably be considered my second set of parents...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Lowell Noorlun - Truman, MN

“I have wonderful memories of Oda beginning in 1970 when Jayne and I were students at Augustana. More recently a fun trip to a quilt show when she...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Diane Johnson - Family Friend

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Oda Katherine Meyer, age 95, of Walters, MN died Monday, May 1, 2017 at Good Samaritan Society in Albert Lea, MN. A funeral service will be held Saturday, May 6, 10:30 AM, at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Kiester, MN, with Pr. Katie Pals officiating. Visitation will be Friday, May 5, from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM at Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home in Wells, MN, and will continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday. Interment will be at Rice Lake Cemetery in Foster Twp., Faribault Co., MN.
Oda Katherine (Scherb) Meyer was born January 7, 1922 at the family farm in Kiester Township to Fred and Katherine (Beiser) Scherb. She attended the Hintz Sunny Brook Country School and grew up during the 1930's Depression years with a deep respect for thrift, gratitude and contentment. On a warm, sunny Thanksgiving Day, November 27, 1941 she was united in marriage to Evert E. Meyer at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Kiester. They farmed for 28 years and then were Winnebago Motor Home delivery drivers for 16 years. Together, they delivered over 1500 motor homes across the United States and Canada. Oda was a wife of 63 years, a mother of five, grandmother of 9 and great-grandmother of 23. Oda was a church organist and involved in many church activities. She was a 4-H member and leader, loved to travel, garden, read, cook and bake. Oda and Evert traveled to 49 states, Canada, Mexico and toured 16 European countries. She will be remembered for making many, many quilts, pillows, pot holders, dill pickles, apple butter and homemade soap. Oda dearly loved her family, their birthday parties and Christmas and family get-togethers. She embraced gratitude, thankfulness and contentment and enjoyed sharing her quilts and pot holders with family and friends. She was a dedicated worker and supporter of the Lime Creek Church at "Farming of Yesteryear" and a faithful member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Kiester.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Evert on Christmas Eve, 2004; brother, Arnold (Valeria) Scherb (1976); sister, Rachel (2001) (Forrest) Passer.
Oda is survived by her children: James (Mary) Meyer of Kiester, MN, Jerome (Sharon) Meyer of Albert Lea, MN, Joyce (Robert) Hamsund of Albert Lea, MN, Jayne Meyer of Bothell, WA, Julie Thrond of Walters,MN; grandchildren: Jeff (Julie) Meyer and children: Claire, Jaden and Jack of Carona, CA; Shari (Bill) Anderson and children: Wyeth, Sarah and Jenna of Albert Lea; Paul Meyer of Kiester; Mark (Pepper) Meyer and children: Malia, Cooper and Libby of Inver Grove Heights; John (Kim) Meyer and children: Leah, Isaac and Madison of Wells, MN; David (Becky) Meyer and children: Caleb, Noah and Luke of Baxter, MN; Thomas (Heather) Meyer and children: Hannah, Elizabeth and Mitchell of Kiester, MN; Chris (Missy) Hamsund and children: Grant and Ava of Winona, MN; Michael (Dani) Hamsund and children: Anna, Ty and Tate of Savage, MN; sister, Ethel (Harley) Urbain of Papillion, NE; along with nieces, nephews and their families and a host of friends.