ESCANABA - Dorothy A. "Dot" Meyer, 85, of Escanaba died peacefully in her sleep at the family cottage on Lake Michigamme Sunday, July 15, 2012. She was born Jan. 3, 1927, in Green Bay, Wis., just one day before her loving husband of 62 years, Bob Meyer. Dot was raised and lived in Menominee, Mich., until moving to Escanaba after their wedding on Aug. 12, 1950.
All who came in contact with Dot were touched by her kindness and faithfulness. She was humble and selfless in her service to her family, friends, church and community.
Dot was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, singing in the choir and serving on the Board of Deacons. She and Bob spent 20 summers managing Presbytery Point Church Camp and continued to support the camp as volunteers. She was also an active member of the Delta County Historical Society, the Friends of the Escanaba Public Library and the Audubon Society.
Dorothy A. ‘Dot’ Meyer
She is survived by her husband Bob; four children, Marsha, Marti, Merry and Mark Meyer; two grandchildren, Jenni (Jeff) Collegnon and Jeff Kivioja; and two great-grandchildren, Jesse and Jared Kivioja. Also surviving are her sister, Nan (TJ) LaLonde; sister-in-law, Theo (Jack) Robinson; brother-in-law, Bill (Mary Jo) Meyer; and many nieces and nephews.
Friends may call from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 18, 2012, at the First Presbyterian Church in Escanaba. A memorial service will be celebrated at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday at the church with Rev. Scott M. White officiating. A luncheon will follow services in the church fellowship hall.
In lieu of flowers, her family requests that memorials be directed to the Friends of Presbytery Point, Friends of the Escanaba Public Library, the Delta County Historical Society or the First Presbyterian Church.
The Allo Coolman Funeral Homes are assisting the Meyer family.
Please visit www.allofh.com to send online condolences to her family.