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Virtus Meyermann - 86

2/27/1929 - 9/10/2015

Clinton, IA

Virtus B. Meyermann, age 86, of Clinton, passed away Thursday, September 10, 2015 at the Alverno Health Care Facility. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM Monday, September 14th at St. John Lutheran Church. Visitation will be from 3-7 PM on Sunday, September 13th at the Pape Funeral Home and from 9:30 AM to the service time on Monday at the church. Burial will be at Clinton Lawn Cemetery. Pall Bearers will be his grandsons and a great grandson. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established.

Virtus was born in Clinton on February 27, 1929, the son of Benjamin A. and Zelda (Schwartz) Meyermann. He graduated from Elvira High School in 1947. He married Lois Drews on March 2, 1952 in Clinton. Virtus farmed his entire life. He was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, the Farm Bureau, the Andover volunteer fire department and the Extension Council for Iowa State University. He was past director of Hampshire Township, drove a school bus for the Elvira schools and had read meters for REC for 15 years. Virtus sang in the church choir for over 70 years, had served as an usher, trustee and elder for many years, was a charter member of the Young Marrieds at St. John, President of the Couple’s Club, now the Fellowship Club, and the A.A.L. now Thrivent.

Virtus enjoyed religious music, singing with the Country Chorale, the Barber Shop Chorus and in the Messiah and He dearly loved his wife, his family and his friends, who he would help in many ways. His hobby was his church.

Virtus is survived by his wife, Lois; four children, Paul Meyermann of Clinton, Jane (James) Hess of Cedar Rapids, Jon (Ellen) Meyermann of Clinton and Sheryl (Larry) Gray of Clinton; nine grandchildren; eight great grandchildren and a brother Raymond (Jeanette) Meyermann of Camanche. He was preceded in death by his parents and a daughter in law Marlynn Meyermann. Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com.

Visitation:

Visitation will be from 3-7 PM on Sunday, September 13th at the Pape Funeral Home and from 9:30 AM to the service time on Monday at the church.

Service:

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM Monday, September 14th at St. John Lutheran Church.

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