Meyer, Edward H., Saginaw Township, Michigan


Beloved husband, father and grandfather passed away Monday, February 16, 2015 at Edgewood Assisted Living. Age 85 years. Son of the late Alexander and Catherine (Busch) Meyer, Edward was born March 11, 1929 in Saginaw, Michigan. He graduated from Arthur Hill High School in 1947 and from of G.M.I College of Engineering in 1951. Ed served in the U.S. Army from 1952 to 1954 during the Korean War and was a member of American Legion Post # 439. He married Joan M. Streng, his loving wife of 58 years, on April 14, 1956. She survives him. Ed was employed at Grey Iron Foundry for 39 years retiring in 1986 as superintendent of manufacturing. He was a member of Korean War Veterans Association, G.M. Salaried Retirees, an active member of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus Council #4232. Ed enjoyed playing golf, bridge and mostly spending time with his children, their spouses and especially proud of his grandchildren. Ed and Joan spent 18 winters in Orange Beach, Alabama with their friends. He was a big fan of the Tigers, Detroit Lions as well as Michigan Football. Surviving besides his wife Joan are two daughters and one son, Sally and Dr. Charles Bluhm, Birmingham, Alabama; Brian and Susan Meyer, Troy, Ohio; Janet and Kurt Koella, Grand Haven, Michigan; six grandchildren, Katie and Sarah Bluhm, Ted and Scott Meyer, Nathan and Ross Koella; his sister-in-law , Isabelle Meyer; many nieces and nephews. Ed was preceded in death by three sisters and five brothers, Esther Karst, Elsie Wright, Emma Ruppel, Alex, Hank, Elmer, Dave and Fred Meyer. A special thanks to Don from Home Town Hospice and staff and caretakers at Edgewood Assisted Living for their loving care. Funeral Liturgy will take place on Monday, February 23, 2015 at 1 p.m. at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 5376 State St., Saginaw. Rev. Fr. Randy Kelly will officiate with burial in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road, where the family will be present on Sunday from 2-8 p.m. and on Monday at the church from 12 p.m. until time of Mass. The Knights of Columbus Council #4232 will pray the Rosary at 3 p.m. and a Vigil Service will take place at 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church or the Alzheimer’s Association. www.snowfuneralhome.net