Michael Dennis Myers

Michael Dennis Myers

Michael Dennis Myers

Lafayette, Ind.

Michael Dennis Myers, 83, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022, he was born on Sept. 8, 1939, in Iowa City, Iowa, to the late Cecil Warren Myers and Beulah Edwards Myers.

After graduating from Onslow High School, in Onslow, Iowa, he proudly served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps. He came to Lafayette, Ind., in 1977 to work at A.E. Staley after Penick & Ford closed its doors in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He remained at A.E. Staley (now known as Tate and Lyle) until his retirement in 2009. He was a very faithful Christian and a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church in West Lafayette, Ind.

He was first married to Mary Varner Myers until her death in 1985. They had two daughters: Denise Myers and Jill Myers; and one son: Kevin (Donna) Myers.

In 1993 he married Sherron Jones, to whom he was the most loving, faithful and caring husband a wife could ever have. With that union he gained two step-daughters: Christina (Tim) Rice and Kimberly (Roby) Wilson.

Along with his wife, Sherron, and his children and step-daughters he is survived by seven grandchildren, four stepgrandchildren, six great-grandchildren, two step-great-grandchildren; stepfather-in-law, Robert McKee; three sisters-in-law, Glenna Nevitt, Melinda (Philip) Gillespie and Stephanie (Richard) England; and two brothers-in-law, Ronnie (Polly) Jones and Willie (Debbie) Jones. He is also survived by many cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family and special friends, whom he loved dearly.

Along with his mother, father and first wife, Mary, he was also preceded in death by a sister, Mildred “Fay” Myers; brothers, Cecil “Wayne” Myers and Gerald Dean Myers; and three baby brothers.

Visitation for Michael will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14, at Soller-Baker Funeral Home, 400 Twyckenham Blvd., Lafayette, Ind. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, at Our Saviour Lutheran Church, 300 W Fowler Ave., West Lafayette, Ind.

Graveside service for family and friends will be held Thursday, Nov. 17, at Pence Cemetery, Baldwin, Iowa.

In lieu of flowers, those wishing may contribute in Michael’s name to “Our Saviour Lutheran Church” or the American Cancer Society.

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