Robert Meier Jan. 6, 1941 – Jan. 31, 2020

Robert Meier

Robert Meier, age 79, died suddenly, Friday, Jan. 31, 2020 at the Jones Regional Medical Center, Anamosa. 

Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Tuesday morning, Feb. 4, 2020 at Springville Presbyterian Church, with Military Honors following the service. Pastor David Snyder officiated at the services. Friends called from 3 until 7 p.m. Monday at Goettsch Funeral Home, Monticello. Interment was in Oakwood Cemetery, Monticello. 

Surviving is his wife Shirley, two children, Brent ( Jennifer) Meier, Tami (Patrick) Recker, both of Monticello, six grandchilddren, Andrew (Rebecca) Meier, Ashley (Zach) Smith, Breanna (Louie) Wickett, Donovan, Maria and Justin Recker, two great-grandchildren, Memphis and Scout Meier and one on the way, his twin brother, Richard (Mary) Meier of Cedar Rapids, and a sister, Janet (Gary) Rickels of Center Junction. He was preceded in death by his parents and his aunt and uncle that raised him, Barbara and Oliver Hutton. 

Robert Meier was born Jan. 6, 1941 at Iowa City, Iowa. He was the son of Paul and Wanda Ely, Meier. He received his education in the Monticello Community Schools graduating with the class of 1959. Bob enlisted in the United States Army during the Korean War. He returned from service and married Shirley Hoult on Aug. 31, 1963 at Peace United Church of Christ in Monticello. Bob started his life-long career in the floor covering business at Lambert Floor Covering in Monticello. He and Shirley moved to the Springville area in 1969 and Bob was employed at Carpet Land and later Carpet King Carpet One where he retired in 2011. Bob was a member of the Springville Presbyterian Church, the Springville American Legion, and the Masonic Lodge. He and his brother Dick took an Honor Flight in the fall of 2019. Bob and Shirley loved attending all of their grandchildren’s activities whenever possible. 


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