Linda J. (Soules) Meyer, 73, of Oelwein, passed away Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021, at Oelwein Health Care Center. Funeral service: 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 29, at Peace Lutheran Church, Oelwein. Visitation: 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Jamison-Schmitz Funeral Home, Oelwein, and one hour before the service Friday at the church. Interment: Woodlawn Cemetery, Oelwein.
A memorial fund has been established for Peace Lutheran Church and Paralyzed Veterans of America. Condolences may be directed to Michael Meyer, 2216 S. 12th Ave. West, Newton, IA 50208. Online obituary at www.jamisonschmitzfuneralhome.com. Those in attendance are required to wear a mask and social distance.
Linda graduated from Oelwein High School, NIACC and UNI in 1970. On June 8, 1968, she was united in marriage to Kenneth W. Meyer in Stanley. Linda taught at Stanley Elementary and Wings Park Elementary in Oelwein.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Richard and Marjorie (Halford) Soules; her brother, Dick Soules; her sister-in-law, Ellen Meyer; and her nephew, Josh Meyer.
Left to hold Linda dear in their hearts is her son, Michael Meyer of Newton; granddaughters, Molly and Macy Meyer; sister, Penni (Kenny) Leonard of Elkader; sister, Julianne (Charlie) Mason of Marquette; brother, Jeff (Michelle) Soules of Stanley; brother-in-law, Ron Meyer of Whittemore; and many admired nieces and nephews.