Matthew Meyer Obituary

Matthew  Meyer
Matthew Meyer

February 6, 1962 - September 26, 2021
Born in Moline, Illinois
Resided in Waukee, Iowa
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Matthew Meyer, 59, died Sunday, September 26, 2021, at MercyOne Medical Center in West Des Moines. The family will receive friends 4-7 pm Thursday, Sept. 30th at Iles Westover Chapel where a Vigil Service will begin at 7 pm. Funeral services will be 10:30 am Friday, October 1, 2021, at St. Theresa Catholic Church. Burial will follow in Glendale Cemetery.

Matthew was born February 6, 1962, in Moline, IL to Orville “Jack” and Elizabeth (O’Neill) Meyer. The family moved to Des Moines in 1969. Matt attended St. Theresa Catholic School and graduated from Dowling High School in 1980. He began his career with Hotsy Cleaning Systems in 1989, the year he married Laurel Dau. Matt enjoyed golf, woodworking and coaching his children’s sports teams. He also loved having fun with his family and friends camping, biking, and tailgating at Iowa State games. He was a member of the West Des Moines Elks Lodge and the Knights of Columbus. He was always willing to share his talents volunteering or just helping a neighbor.

Survivors include his wife, Laurel; children: Michaela (Mike) Balaski of Des Moines, Alyssa Meyer of West Des Moines, Jack Meyer of Waukee; sister, Michelle Meyer of West Des Moines. Matt was preceded in death by his parents, and brother, Patrick.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Theresa Catholic Church.

Online condolences are welcome at





Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Thursday, September 30, 2021
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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St. Theresa Catholic Church
1230 Merle Hay Road
Des Moines, IA 50311
Friday, October 1, 2021
10:30 AM
Glendale Cemetery
4909 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
Friday, October 1, 2021


St. Theresa's Catholic Church and School
1230 Merle Hay Road
Des Moines, IA US 50312