Frances Hermine Meyer, 89, of Jefferson City, passed away Saturday, July 8, 2023, at Heisinger Bluffs.
She was born January 1, 1934, in Jefferson City, the daughter of John and Gertrude (Kroeger) Eggen.
Frances was a 1951 graduate of St. Peter High School.
She was united in marriage on June 22, 1957, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church to Paul James Meyer who resides at the home.
Out of high school, Frances worked for Attorney Mack Wilson and later as the Volunteer Coordinator at Cole County Cancer Society. She retired from the Missouri Secretary of State office where she worked in the corporation department.
She was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church, St. Peter Choir, Knights of Columbus Auxiliary, St. Mary’s Auxiliary, and Learning in Retirement. She was a former president of the Helias Mother’s Club and a leader for the Girl Scouts of America and Boy Scouts of America when her children were younger. To her and her husband’s credit, their daughter was a First-Class Girl Scout, and all four sons were Eagle Scouts.
Frances enjoyed cooking, baking, gardening, sewing, bowling, attending theatre productions and traveling. She loved to camp with her large family and was in a bridge club and book club. She was an enthusiastic and creative member of her family’s MESS Club.
Survivors include her husband of sixty-six years, Paul; five children, Greg (Marie) Meyer, Yukon, Oklahoma; Dan (Marianne) Meyer, Columbia; Jacklyn (Jerry) Griffen, Ashland; Rick (Kathleen) Meyer, Overland Park; and Steve (Miriam) Meyer, Eureka, Illinois; eleven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a brother-in-law, Alfred Schmitz, Jefferson City.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Robert (Marie) Eggen, and three sisters, Alma Eggen, Theresa (Wilfred) Schepers, and Irma Schmitz.
Visitation will be 9-10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 13, 2023, at St. Peter Catholic Church.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, July 13, 2023, with the Rev. John J. Schmitz officiating.
Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to Masses or to the Alzheimer’s Association.
Services entrusted to Trimble Funeral Homes – Jefferson City. trimblefunerals.com