Larry Joseph Meyers, 58, of Solon, died Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2009, at Mercy Iowa City. A memorial visitation and a Celebration of Life service were held Sept. 24 at Brosh Chapel in Solon. Inurnment will be at a later date in St. Francis Xavier Cemetery, Dyersville. Brosh Chapel in Solon is in charge of arrangements.
Larry was born July 16, 1951, in Manchester, the son of Robert and Lucille Schuster Meyers. He graduated from Dyersville-Beckman in 1969. He then attended Iowa State University for one year, later moving to California and attending City College in San Francisco. He moved to Iowa City in 1976 and started Meyers Contracting. Larry married Schallan “Lonnie” Mansfield in 1985. He was involved with the Solon Beef Days Committee for many years. He was elected to the Johnson County Board of Supervisors and had served in that capacity for over the past two years. Larry was a great father to his son Jordan. They enjoyed golfing, camping, fishing, traveling, politics and spending time enjoying life to the fullest.
Larry is survived by his son, Jordan of Solon; a sister, Nancy (Ron) Barone of Black Hawk, S.D.; and three brothers, Bob (Susan) Meyers of Bixby, Okla., Neil (Cathy) Meyers of Dyersville and Bill (Carol) Meyers of Waverly.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Schallan, on Aug. 15, 1991; as well as his parents.
Memorials may be directed to Mercy Hospice of Iowa City.
Online condolences may be directed to the family at www.broshchapel.com .