In Memory

Ronald E. Meyer

6/2/1936 - 9/25/2017

Meyer, Ronald Eugene was a creative and wise contributor to the lives of thousands of Omaha children and adults. He was preceded in death by his wife, Carol Ann (Rice) Meyer; parents, Edwin and Ellamae Meyer; granddaughter, Melissa. He is survived by three children: Bruce (Diane), Jennifer, and Dwayne (Amy). Also surviving are two grandchildren, Bradley and Kale; brothers, Larry (Dee) and Darrel; sisters, Joyce Porter (Jack) and Iris Desmarteau (Al); many nieces and nephews.

After graduating from UNO, Ron served four years in the Air Force, stationed in Germany. He completed his Master's Degree at University of Wisconsin-Madison, and then returned with his family to Omaha. Later he completed his doctorate in education.

With Omaha Public Schools for more than 30 years, he worked as a teacher, a reading specialist, and an administrator. As director of special projects, he helped bring in nearly $20 million in grant money, and shaped the programs at some 25 schools.

He was also a devoted member of the church community and a talented artist. If you have a piece of art created by Ron, please bring it to the services and add it to a temporary display of his creativity.

VISITATION Sunday, October 1st from 3pm to 6pm at Presbyterian Church of the Master, 10710 Corby Circle.

MEMORIAL SERVICE Monday, October 2nd at 11am at Presbyterian Church of the Master. Ron will be interred along with his wife, Carol, at Fairview Cemetery in Council Bluffs following the Memorial Service. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Heifer International, one of Ron and Carol's favorite charities.