In memory of

Michael Francis Meister

November 11, 1949 - March 24, 2019
From: Wall Lake, IA
Michael Francis Meister

Michael Francis Meister

Born: November 11, 1949
Died: March 24, 2019
Age: 69
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   Michael F. Meister, age 69, of Wall Lake, Iowa, died on March 24, 2019 at the Loring Hospital in Sac City, Iowa.

   Michael Francis Meister, the son of Francis and Irene (Ramold) Meister was born in Carroll, Iowa, on November 11, 1949.  He lived his youth and received his education in Wall Lake where he graduated in 1968 from the Wall Lake High School.  He continued his education at a trade school in Omaha, Nebraska.  Mike honorably served his country in the United States Army Reserve.

   On April 8, 1972, Mike was united in marriage to Marla Kay Wiederien in Dedham, Iowa, and this couple was blessed with seven children: Jeff, Jason, John, James,  Tina, Michelle, and Stacie.  Mike and Marla’s married lifetime has been spent in Wall Lake where they were engaged in farming. 

   Mike was a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Wall Lake.  He had a lifelong interest in Minneapolis Moline Tractors along with Indian and Harley Motorcycles.  Mike enjoyed traveling to various tractor and motorcycle shows and going to the casinos.  His family was very important to him and he cherished the time that he could spend with Marla, his children and grandchildren.

   Mike’s life will always be honored and cherished by his family which include his wife: Marla, of Wall Lake, Iowa, his children: Jeff Meister of San Jose, California, Jason Meister and his fiancé, Sarah Wease, of Springfield, Illinois, John Meister of Wall Lake, Iowa, James (Abby) Meister of Wall Lake, Iowa, Tina Meister of Jefferson, Iowa, Michelle Meister of Carroll, Iowa, and Stacie Meister of Wall Lake, Iowa, his grandchildren: Alexis Reinhart and  Pane Renwanz  of Jefferson, Iowa, Madison and Max Meister of Wall Lake, Iowa, Autumn Crews of Vail, Iowa, his brother: Tom Meister of Wall Lake, Iowa,  other extended family and many friends.

   He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.


Funeral Services
10:30 a.m., Thursday
March 28, 2019
St. Joseph's Catholic Church
Wall Lake, Iowa
Father Joe Dillinger
Deacon Butch Stone
4:00 - 7:00 p.m., Wednesday
5:00 p.m. Rosary
March 27, 2019
Farber & Otteman Funeral Home
Wall Lake, IA
Wall Lake Cemetery
Wall Lake, Iowa


Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 10:32 AM
“My belated and deepest condolences are extended to Marla and the whole family. I am so sorry for your loss. I know there is nothing I can say to ease the pain of such a significant loss. Moe”
- Maurice "Moe" Wadle
Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 5:39 PM
“Iím so sorry that he will no longer be able to give me a hard time he will so be missed”
- Pam leitz
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 10:47 AM
“My deepest sympathy, Marla and family, in the loss of your husband and father and my high school classmate Mike.”
- Art and Diana (Dumdei) Rowe
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 10:47 AM
“My deepest sympathies to all of you during this sad time. ”
- April (Riedell) Tigges
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 10:47 AM
“I'm sorry for your loss Marla. May the good Lord give you peace through this difficult time.”
- Les Nieland
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at 4:35 PM
“Marla and family, We were sorry to hear of Mike's passing. May God be with you at this time, in the loss of one so dear.
May all your good memories help you all through this time of healing from your loss.
Our Sympathy and Prayers, Mary Jo Hauser, David, Kathleen Hauser and family, Chuck, Kathy Gunderson and family”
- Mary Jo Hauser and family
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at 1:12 PM
“Deepest sympathies to all of Mike's family ”
- Mark and Tami Auen
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at 1:12 PM
“Sorry to hear of Mikeís passing Marla.
You have our deepest sympathies.
Steve and Sue Seidl”
- Steve Seidl
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at 1:12 PM
“So sorry for your familyís loss. You have many memories to share. ”
- Bill & Donna (Neppl) Cooper
Monday, March 25, 2019 at 10:01 PM
“So sorry to learn of Mikeís passing. He leaves many happy memories ”
- Gus and Linda Cleveland
Monday, March 25, 2019 at 5:36 PM
“Sorry for you loss, Marla.”
- Diane Stottlemyre
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