Doris L. Meyer, age 92, of Eagan, formerly of Easton and Mankato, MN, died Friday, November 5, 2021 at Brookdale Assisted Living in Eagan. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, Nov. 26, 2021 at Hosanna Lutheran Church in Mankato, MN with Pastor Michael Omtvedt officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church starting at 10:00 AM. Burial will be private with family. In Lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Alzheimer’s Association or to donors choice. Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home in Wells is entrusted with arrangements. Please see brussheitner.com to leave online condolences.
Doris was born Jan. 20, 1929 on the family farm in Goodhue County, MN, the daughter of Harold and Gertrude (Hukee) Hope. On Aug. 18, 1951, she was united in marriage to Paul R. Beyer in rural Kenyon, MN. To this union three sons were born, David, Tom and John. Doris was a long-time 4th grade teacher at Delavan Elementary school. Paul preceded Doris in death in 1997.
Doris married her friend Paul Meyer of Mankato, MN on Feb. 19, 2000. She enjoyed attending the Mankato Symphony, playing many rounds of golf and traveling when she was able. She was a former member of St. Peter Lutheran Church in Easton, and Hosanna Lutheran Church in Mankato.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands Paul Beyer and Paul Meyer, and all of her siblings: Barbara, Harold, Robert and Marilyn.
Doris is survived by her sons, David (Jackie) Beyer of Eagan, MN, Tom (Jade) Beyer of Apple Valley, MN, and John (Jayne) Beyer of Owatonna, MN; 8 grandchildren: Megan Beyer of Madison, WI; Matthew (Crystal) Beyer and Alisha (Matt) Woebke, all of Rosemount, MN, Lucas (Lauren) Beyer of St. Louis, Park, MN; Zach Malchow of Eagan, Kassie Malchow of Golden Valley, MN, Jordan (Zach) Pagano of Monument, CO, and Jacob Beyer of Owatonna, MN; 5 great-grandchildren: Nathan and Joshua Beyer; Cleo, Juno and Hugo Woebke; niece Tracy (Scott) Goodwin and nephew Steven (Dawn) Lieb and their families; Paul Meyer’s children, Marna (Dennis) Billings of Ankeny, IA, Mike (Pat) Meyer of Maple Lake, MN, Steven (Diana) Meyer of Mason City, IA; 15 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren.
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