Robert Meier – Springville

Robert Meier age 79, died suddenly, Friday, January 31, 2020 at the Jones Regional Medical Center, Anamosa.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 Tuesday morning, February 4, 2020 at the Springville Presbyterian Church, with Military Honors following the service. Pastor David Snyder will officiate at the services. Friends may call from 3 until 7 Monday at the Goettsch Funeral Home, Monticello . Interment will be in the Oakwood Cemetery, Monticello.
Surviving is his wife Shirley, 2 children, Brent (Jennifer) Meier, Tami (Patrick) Recker, both of Monticello 6 Grandchilddren, Andrew (Rebecca) Meier, Ashley (Zach) Smith, Breanna (Louie) Wickett, Donovan, Maria and Justin Recker, 2 great-grandchildren, Memphis and Scout Meier and one on the way, his twin brother, Richard (Mary) Meier, Cedar Rapids, a sister, Janet (Gary) Rickels, Center Junction, He was preceded in death by his parents and his aunt and uncle that raised him, Barbara and Oliver Hutton.
Robert Meier was born January 6, 1941 at Iowa City, Iowa. He was the son of Paul and Wanda Ely, Meier. He received his education in the Monticello Community Schools graduating with the class of 1959. Bob enlisted in the United States Army during the Korean War. He returned from service and married Shirley Hoult on August 31, 1963 at the Peace United Church of Christ in Monticello.
Bob started his life-long career in the floor covering at Lambert Floor Covering in Monticello. He and Shirley moved to the Springville area in 1969 and Bob was employed at Carpet Land and later Carpet King Carpet One where he retired in 2011.
Bob was a member of the Springville Presbyterian Church, the Springville American Legion, and the Masonic Lodge. He and his brother Dick took an Honor Flight in the fall of 2019. Bob and Shirley loved attending all of their grandchildren’s activities whenever possible.