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Danny Lee Meier


Danny Lee Meier, 71, of Atalissa, Iowa, passed away Saturday, March 23, 2019, at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City.
Danny was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Nov. 15, 1947, to Karl and Luella (Wasendorf) Meier.
He graduated from Marion High School in 1966. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.
Danny married Sandra K. Sweet on Sept. 27, 1969, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Danny was a counselor at Valley Shelter in Davenport.
He coached youth baseball in Bettendorf for 20 years. He was a member of the United Methodist Church and American Legion Post 584, both of Wilton. He served on the Atalissa City Council.
He enjoyed fishing, playing golf and cards. He was a diehard Chicago Cubs, Bears and Iowa Hawkeyes fan. Above all, he loved his family, especially his grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until the memorial service at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 28, at United Methodist Church in Wilton.
Danny is survived by his wife; three sons, James (Melissa) Meier of Muscatine, Scott (Christine) Meier of Goose Lake and Michael (Stacy) Meier of Bradenton, Fla.; eight grandchildren, Colton, Alexie, Derek, Madalynn and Kaylee Meier, Jordan (Evan) Parker and Cody and Logan Hudson; sister, Susan Lange of Hiawatha; and his brother, Terry (Linda) Meier of Waterloo.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Roy Meier.
A memorial has been established in his memory.
Online condolences may be left at www.bentleyfuneralhome.com.
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