Margaret M. Meyer

June 1, 1928 ~ July 9, 2022 (age 94)


Margaret M. (Holan) Meyer passed away Saturday, July 9, 2022 at the Green Prairie Assisted Living in Plainview, MN from stage four lung cancer with family by her side.


Marge was born June 1, 1928 to Joseph and Vlasta (Fencl) Holan in Chicago, IL. She graduated high school and a two-year business course at Our Lady of Lourde School finishing in June 1944. After school she worked in the office at Phoel Manufacturing until 1946.

She married George R. Meyer on September 21, 1946 at St. Peter Catholic Church in St. Peter, MN. They resided in Winton, MN until he went to work at Whitewater Wildlife Refuge in 1948.

She worked at Rex Turkey Plant in Altura, MN from 1966 to 1975. She worked part-time at the Wabasha Family Bakery from 1978 to 1983. They then moved to Harrison, Arkansas in 1984 and returned to Minnesota in 1992.

She was a Den mother for the Elba Cub Scouts, belonged to the Elba Homemakers and St Aloysius Ladies group.

Her interests included: quilting, crocheting, knitting, sewing, and gardening.


She is survived by her three children: Joan Jensen, Jim (Donna) Meyer and Deb (Bob) Scherbring, one brother, Tom (Irene) Holan, one sister-in-law, Carol Peterson, six grandchildren: Mark (Sherri) Jensen, Chad (Trisha) Jensen, Shane (Jackie) Jensen, Jamie Meyer, Jason Meyer and Erin (John) Scholla and 20 great grandchildren, 14 great- great grandchildren.


She was preceded in death by her husband, George Meyer, her parents, Joseph and Vlasta Holan, one sister Bernadette (Holan) Urban, one brother, Richard Holan, one grandson, Jeffrey Jensen, four nephews, Richard, Joseph, and Michael Urban, and Joseph Holan.


Funeral mass will be Monday, July 18, 2022, 12 Noon, at St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Elba with Father Tim Biren officiating. Burial will follow at St. Aloysius Cemetery. Visitation is Monday, 10:00 a.m. till the time of the service at the church.


The Pallbearers are: Mark, Chad, and Shane Jensen, Jamie and Jason Meyer, and Erin Scholla.


In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.


A big “Thank You” to the staff at Green Prairie Assisted Living who treated our mom as if she was their family.


Schad & Zabel Funeral Home in Plainview is assisting with the arrangements.

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