John A. Meyer

John A. Meyer, 76, a retired banker living in Olathe, Kansas, passed away on August 22, 2012.   


He was born December 25, 1935, in Jamestown, Missouri.  He was the son of Harry and Alma Meyer. 


John served in the US Army during the Korean War.  He married his wife Joyce Coester in 1960.  He was an involved member of many civic clubs:  Rotary, Kansas Calvary, and Lion’s Club to name a few.  He was also a member of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, American Legion Post #370 of Overland Park, and Sons of the American Revolution, Delaware Chapter.


He is survived by his wife Joyce of the home; sons, Scott (Dianne) Meyer, Jeff (Gina) Meyer; daughter Stacy (Ray) Joslyn; grandchildren, Erica (Nic) Roberts, Paden Meyer, Erin Meyer, Kaytlan Meyer, Emily Meyer, Johnna Joslyn, and Garrett Meyer; and siblings, Herry Meyer, Charlotte Medley, and Carmen Layman.   


Visitation and Funeral Service


A visitation will be from 1:30-2:00 p.m., Saturday, August 25, 2012, at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 21155 College Boulevard, Olathe, Kansas.  The funeral service will follow at 2:00 pm.  A private family burial will be held at Leavenworth National Cemetery. 


Memorial Contributions


St. Mark’s Lutheran Church

21155 College Boulevard

Olathe, Kansas 66061




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  1. Cherryl Dickson Cox Says:

    Peace and Prayers for the entire Meyer family. John & Joyce fed me, kept me safe and made me laugh during my High School years. My memories are great and my love for the family is abundant. May your memories make you smile and keep you strong in your time of grief.

  2. Kay and Bob Ivey Says:

    We are so sorry to hear of John’s passing.
    We were high school friends of John and can tell you what great times we had growing up in the 50’s.

    Saw John in later life and admired the way he and his wife were handling his illness…Classy people.

    Prayers for his family.

    Kay (Buck) and Bob Ivey

  3. Jane Jones Leep Says:

    My sincere condolences to Joyce, his children, brother and sisters and the entire family. May the loving memories you have of John, the husband, father, brother and grandfather warm your hearts for the rest of your lives.
    In Christ’s Love,
    Jane Jones Leep

  4. Ms. Saundra Lyons Says:

    My deepest sympathy go to you, Joyce, and your family. I will always remember John’s calming voice and his drive and compassion to give back to his community. He will forever be remembered. His loving legacy will live on through those he nourished here on earth.

    Bless all of you during this time of sorrow.

  5. Dick & Joan Korek - SOV Says:

    Our deepest sympathy to the family. We’re pleased to have shared time with John on Saturday outings for breakfast. God bless John and the entire family… Dick and Joan Korek – Stratton Oaks

  6. Mitzi Jones and Beverly Joslyn Says:

    To Stacy and family we are so sorry for your loss of such a great man. I know he’s relieved of pain and at peace and I hope that thought can ease your pain.
    Our thoughts will be with you.
    Mitzi and Beverly

  7. Karen Lasley Says:

    Joyce, Scott, Jeff, and Stacy: I’m certain this is a bittersweet time for each of you; sad to have to say good-bye, but happy for John that he’s not fighting the pain and suffering anymore. You are, along with your families, in my prayers and thoughts. A hug to each of you. karen

  8. Joni Richardson Says:

    Was so sorry to hear of your loss. John was such a good guy and such a great friend to my dad when dad moved back to Lebanon. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

    Joni Richardson
    (Norman’s daughter)

  9. Dennis & Jeanne Haldiman Says:

    Are away from home and sorry we can’t be there to celebrate the life and share in the sorrow of the passing of John. He was a unique individual who I was proud to know as relative and friend.

    Thoughts and prayers go out to all.

  10. L. Howard Runft Says:

    The membership of the Wichita Kansas Korean War Veterans Association wish to extend our deepest sympathy to the John A. Meyer family. We remember those who served in the “Forgotten War.”
    L. H. Runft President of WKKWV.

  11. Arlyn and Martha Schuler Says:

    We have lots of good memories of Joyce and John, and he will be missed, but know he was tired of suffering. He’s in heaven telling God how it should be done. Just a great guy that we loved. Martha and Arlyn Schuler

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