Leonard Edward Meyer, age 95, of Scribner

Leonard Edward Meyer, age 95, of Scribner
December 2, 1928 - February 19, 2024

Leonard Edward Meyer, age 95, of Scribner, Nebraska passed away February 19, 2024 at St. Joseph’s Hillside Villa in West Point, NE.

Leonard was born on December 2, 1928, in Burt County, NE to Edward and Ida Meyer. He was baptized on January 13, 1929 and confirmed on August 23, 1942. He attended rural District #35 grade school and graduated from Scribner High School in 1946. On July 9, 1950, Leonard married Audrey Hasemann at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, north of Hooper. He and Audrey were the parents of twin sons and were married for 69 years.

In 1951, Leonard joined the Air Force and served as a vocational training instructor at the 3586th Technical Training Squadron, Gary Air Force Base, San Marcos, Texas. Upon returning in 1953, he farmed for many years. In 1981, he started Meyer Electric, servicing the Scribner area for 25 years before retiring in 2006.

Leonard was a proud member of the Scribner American Legion Post 121, served on the Scribner-Snyder School board, and was a lifelong member and former council member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. He enjoyed his morning coffee, playing pitch, family gatherings, and figuring out puzzles and word searches.

Leonard is survived by:

Son – Thomas (Joy) Meyer of Scribner, NE

Grandchildren – Tim (Angie) Meyer of Norfolk, NE, Sarah (Karl) Connolly of Bristol, England,

and Katie Meyer (John Chaussee) of Sioux City, IA

Great-Grandchildren – Ivy Meyer and Emmale Swanson of Norfolk, NE

Sisters-in-law – Anita Hasemann of Fremont, NE and Lois Hasemann of Scribner, NE

Brother-in-law – Lowell Bloemker of Humboldt, NE

Many nieces and nephews

Leonard was preceded in death by his beloved wife, son Timothy, parents, brother Kenneth Meyer, sister Janet Bloemker, parents-in-law Herman and Grace Hasemann, sisters-in-law Marlene Meyer and Valera Moeller, and brothers-in-law Glenville Moeller, Delwyn Hasemann, and Wylene Hasemann.

The funeral will be Tuesday, February 27 at 2 pm at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Judith Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Paul’s Cemetery with Military Honors. Visitation will be Monday, February 26, from 3-7pm, at Ludvigsen’s Scribner Funeral Chapel, and family present from 5-7pm.

Memorials are suggested to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church or Scribner Fire & Rescue.

Ludvigsen’s Scribner Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Online guestbook at www.hooper-scribner.com