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Stephen Kenneth Meyer

October 14, 1927 October 18, 2018
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Stephen Kenneth Meyer born on October 14, 1927 in Salt Lake City was the oldest child to Stephanus Pieter Meyer and Maria Vreeken. Steve passed peacefully away at his home on October 18, 2018. He never complained about his failing health.
Steve grew up in Salt Lake City and graduated from West High School. Then in the summer of 1947, the family moved to Eastland (Lockerby), Utah. He was drafted into the army in 1951 and was stationed in Fort Brage, North Carolina as an airplane mechanic.
He met his sweetheart Bonnie Guymon on a blind date and soon after were married for time and all eternity on November 19,1954 in the Manti Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He loved and cherished Bonnie.
Together they are proud parents of nine children: Steven R. (Emalee) of Tremonton, Laurie (Rex) Kay of Goshen, Joyce (Jeff) Brown of Richfield, Scott (Wendy) of Blanding, Rick (Jonna) of Blanding, James (Shurrell) of Blanding, Annette (Bryan) of Spanish Fork, Kyle (Tina) of Moab, and Tracie (Roger) of Tooele. Steve has 47 grandchildren, 61 great-grandchildren and two great-grandchildren on the way. Steve considered his greatest blessing in life to be a husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.
Steve taught his children the value of hard work by his example. He worked at the Uranium Mill in Monticello and San Juan County Road Department as a heavy equipment operator. He helped build the road to Halls Crossing and many other roads in the county. Steve retired as a State Road Department Foreman. His favorite motto was “Stay alive at 55”.
Everyone who knew Steve knew he was a farmer at heart. He took great pride in his home and farm. Also, he loved animals of every kind. He was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and spent many years teaching Sunday School. He greatly enjoyed serving with Bonnie in the nursery and faithfully served as a home teacher.
Survived by his wife, Bonnie, and nine children and their spouses. Proceeded in death by his parents, sister Irene and brother-in-law Kent Redd, one grandson and one great-grandson.
Funeral Services will be held Monday, October 29, 2018 at South Chapel Blanding, Utah at 12 p.m. Private viewing for family will be held 7 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, October 28 at San Juan Mortuary. Public viewing will be held morning of funeral from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the San Juan Mortuary. Burial with military honors at Blanding Cemetery.

Family wishes to thank staff at Rocky Mountain Health Care and Hospice. A special appreciation to James Montella for his loving and tender care.

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9:30 AM 10/29/2018 9:30:00 AM - 11:30 AM 10/29/2018 11:30:00 AM
San Juan Mortuary

370 South Main Street
Blanding, UT 84511

San Juan Mortuary
370 South Main Street Blanding 84511 UT
United States





12:00 PM 10/29/2018 12:00:00 PM
Blanding LDS South Chapel

260 South Main St
Blanding, Utah 84511

Blanding LDS South Chapel
260 South Main St Blanding 84511 Utah
United States

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Blanding City Cemetery Final Resting Place

500 North Grayson Parkway
Blanding, UT 84511

500 North Grayson Parkway Blanding 84511 UT
United States

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