Rudy Meyers Obituary

Rudy R. Meyers
Rudy R. Meyers
Rudy R. Meyers

April 24, 1930 - June 5, 2006
Born in Waterloo, IA
Resided in Urbandale, IA
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Rudy R. Myers, 76, passed from this life on Monday, June 5, 2006 at his home in Urbandale. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, June 9, at Windsor Heights Lutheran Church in Des Moines, of which he was a member. Committal services will take place at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 10, at Rowley Cemetery, in Rowley, IA.

Rudy was born on April 24, 1930 in Waterloo, Iowa to Floyd Manley and Esther Mercedes Shirley Myers. He married Dorothy J. Arink on April 8, 1950 in Rowley, Iowa and they moved to Urbandale in 1955, where they made their home. Rudy was formerly employed with several insurance companies as an insurance agent, until he owned and operated his own, Rudy Myers Insurance Agency. After several years of being self-employed, he retired in 1987. For the past 20 years, Rudy and his wife loved going on camping trips with their R.V. They spent their winters in Mesa, Arizona, where he was an associate member of Victory Lutheran Church. Rudy also enjoyed doing woodworking, going hunting, and hot-air ballooning with his son.

He is survived by his wife, of 56 years, Dorothy J. Myers of Urbandale; three daughters, Cyndee Young and her husband Charles of Urbandale, Wendy Linden and her husband Ryk on Mesa, AZ and Sandee Myers also of Urbandale; one son, Rudy Myers II and his wife Erin of Albuquerque, New Mexico; three grandchildren, Richard Young and his wife Joleyne of Norwalk, IA, Ryan Young and his wife Susan and Anie Young all of Urbandale; one step-granddaughter, Mollie Linden of Mesa; three great-grandchildren, Sara, Austin and Riley; two step great-grandchildren, Troy and Todd; and one sister, Gerry Andrews of Columbus Junction, IA. Rudy was preceded into eternal life by his parents; and two sisters, Shirley and Eunice Kay.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 8, at Iles Funeral Homes – Westover Chapel in Des Moines. Memorial contributions may be made to Windsor Heights Lutheran Church.





Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Thursday, June 8, 2006
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Rowley Cemetery
Rowley, IA US
Friday, June 9, 2006
11:00 AM
Windsor Heights Lutheran Church
1240 - 66th Street
Des Moines, IA US 50311
Friday, June 9, 2006
2:00 PM


Windsor Heights Lutheran Church
1240 66th Street
Windsor Heights, IA US 50322