Georgia Irene Meyer, age 66, of East Bethel died May 6, 2009 at Unity Hospital in Fridley. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, May 12th at Strike Funeral Home – Isanti Chapel. A visitation will be held 1 hour prior to the service. Interment will be in Fort Snelling National Cemetery.
Georgia Irene Meyer was born February 22, 1943 in North Platte, Nebraska to Thomas and Dorothy (Madison) Thorpe. She was raised and attended school in North Platte. In 1966 Georgia was married to Richard Meyer in Pocatello, Idaho. They resided in Rapid City, South Dakota while Richard was serving in the US Air Force at Ellsworth Air Force Base. They have made their home in East Bethel for the past fifteen years. Georgia was employed as a TMA and nursing assistant at Wilder Health Care Center in West St. Paul, the Villa in Mora and Cambridge Health Care Center. She loved fishing, especially with her husband.
She was preceded in death by her parents and by an infant brother.
Georgia is survived by her husband, Richard; son, Richard Meyer, Jr. of Mora; two daughters, Michelle (James) Bettendorf of Shoreview, and Deborah (Larry) Smith of Red Wing; two sisters, June (Darrell) McGinnis of Ogallala, Nebraska, and Doris (Donald) Envick of Kearney, Nebraska; by five grandchildren, and other relatives and friends.