Ellen A. Meyer
Ellen A. Meyer, 103, Charles City, was called home Thursday, March 15, 2018. A funeral service for Ellen Meyer will be held at 11 a.m. today (Wednesday), March 21, at Hauser Funeral Home with Pastor Russ Leeper of Saint John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Charles City, officiating. Burial will be at Sunnyside Memory Gardens, Charles City. A gathering of family and friends will be one hour prior to the service on Wednesday. Hauser Funeral Home, Charles City, is in charge of local arrangements.
Ellen A. Meyer was born Jan. 15, 1915 to Mikkel and Caroline Rygh in Winnebago County. She always had many stories to tell of farm life, her nursing experience, and the Gilbert Hotel which her husband John Meyer and she ran for 27 years. She loved her family, Norwegian heritage, and angel food cake.
Surviving is her granddaughter, Lisa McLay, and her husband, Jerry; grandson, Erik Wik, and his wife, Hnou-lay; grandchildren: Angela Wilson; Josh McLay and his wife, Kasha; Lydia McLay; Noah McLay; and Sophie, Ethan and Scarlett Wik; great-grandchildren: Paul, Mac and Lynden Wilson; and Emma, Addison and Madden McLay; daughter-in-law, Marlene Wik; and sister, Florence Wiskocil.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands: Telford Wik and John Meyer; son, Thomas; grandson, Tommy Jr.; and siblings: Jens, Jim, Pearl, Marlin, and Marcella.