Memorial services for Leo “Bud” Meyer age 90 of Wisner, NE will be held on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at the Christ Lutheran Church in Wisner, NE with Pastor Frank Kerkemeyer officiating. Interment will be in the Wisner Cemetery. Visitation will be on Saturday from noon until the time of the service at the church. Minnick Funeral Home in Wisner is assisting the family with the arrangements.
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Bud passed away on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at the Wisner Care Center.
Leo Elmer Meyer was born on April 18, 1928 in West Point, NE to John and Minnie (Malzahn) Meyer. Bud grew up in West Point at attended school in West Point. He enlisted in the United States Air Force on June 10, 1946 and was honorably discharged on June 10, 1949.
On July 8, 1956, he was united in marriage to Shirley Albers at the Christ Lutheran Church in Wisner, NE. He operated Bud’s Grocery in Beemer from 1952 to 1969. The couple moved to Omaha, where he worked at Baker’s Supermarket in the meat department, until retiring in 1989. In 1991, they moved to Wisner, NE.
Bud was a member of Christ Lutheran Church and American Legion Post #185. He enjoyed putting puzzles together and going on sightseeing trips across the river.
Bud is survived by nieces, nephews and their families.
Bud was preceded in death by his parents, wife-Shirley Meyer on May 9, 2003, brother-Melvin Meyer, and a niece-Jennifer Christensen.