In loving memory of

Maurice Meyer
January 8, 1946 - September 18, 2020

Maurice Lee Meyer, age 74, of Rochester, MN passed away peacefully on Friday, September 18, 2020 at his home.

Morey was born January 8, 1946 in Wykoff, MN the son of Lorenz and Alice (Wondrasch) Meyer. He was a 1964 graduate of Wykoff High School. After graduation, Morey worked for many Rochester businesses. He retired from Fairview University Hospital in the Twin Cities in 2013 after 25 years of service. Morey married Judith Anderson and were blessed with two children, Matthew and Erin. They later divorced.

Morey was a two-term past president of the Rochester Eagle's Aerie 2228 and volunteered at the Eagle's Cancer Telethon. He was extremely giving of himself and his time and talents in the community including volunteering at the American Legion, Meals on Wheels and Festival of the Trees. He was a member of Bethel Lutheran Church in Rochester. He had a passion for cars and tractors; attending NASCAR races, the Back to the 50s car show, and the occasional tractor drive. Morey loved spending time with his family and friends and attending the grandchildren's events. He was always there to help us with his kindness and love. He will be deeply missed.

He is survived by his children, Matthew (Heidi) Meyer of Rochester, MN and Erin (Ryan) Schumacher of Otsego, MN; three grandchildren, Madeline Meyer, Andrew and Allison Schumacher; two brothers, Steven (Annette) Meyer of Spring Valley, MN and Lowell (Karen) Meyer of Chatfield, MN and brother-in-law, Roger (Alice) Rasmussen of Wykoff, MN and many nieces, nephews and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; father-in-law and mother-in-law, David and Phyllis Anderson; brother and sister-in-law, Lyle and Janet Meyer; sister, Shirley Rasmussen; infant nephew, Jamie Meyer.

A Visitation will be held 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM Thursday, September 24, 2020 at Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes 5421 Royal Place NW, Rochester, MN. A graveside service will be held 11:00 AM Friday, September 25, 2020 at Oakwood Cemetery; please meet at the cemetery gate at 11:00 AM.

Memorials are preferred to the Eagle's Cancer Telethon.

Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Meyer family; to share a special memory of condolence please visit


Randy and Candy Schacht wrote on Sep 25, 2020:

"It was a very nice grave side service. You have our deepest sympathy and condolences. It will not be the same as it was always nice to see him. Will miss him. Randy and Candy Schacht"

John W Cedergren, Mankato FOE #269 wrote on Sep 24, 2020:

"Sincere condolences to the Meyer family on the passing of my good friend and Brother Maury. We shared many a memorable time at Eagles conventions and gatherings. I will miss you. John Cedergren, 5th District Aerie president"

Dick Anderson wrote on Sep 22, 2020:

"Sorry to hear about the passing of Morrie, a classmate WHS 1964. Spinners as we call him, was a joy to be around. He would usually call me on my birthday January 22nd, to remind me he was 12 days older. I would call him the "old man". I had given him a couple of NASCAR - Goodyear racing hats, as I knew he liked cars. He would always tell me about his 55 Chevy, his HS car, and pride and joy. When I would visit car shows or auctions here in the West, and see a 55 Chevy, I would send him a photo. Deepest condolences to his family, and RIP "Spinners" - Dick Anderson, Phoenix, WHS 1964"

bonnie diersen wrote on Sep 22, 2020:

"Morey was a great neighbor. Entertaining sometimes, always taking care of something outside, he was a 'tinker' man. Rest in peace, Morey. Bonnie Diersen"

Shawn and Sheila McElmury wrote on Sep 22, 2020:

"Matt, Heidi, Erin, and Ryan, we are so sorry to hear about Morey?s passing. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. From, Shawn and Sheila McElmury"

Kathy Duryea wrote on Sep 21, 2020:

"Matt, I am so sorry for your loss. I know what a special relationship you two had. You are in my thoughts and prayers Kathy Duryea"

Jill Carter wrote on Sep 21, 2020:

"Morey was such a wonderful caring neighbor. I live across the street and he would always help me when ever I need it. We always enjoyed chatted with him. We will miss you dearly. We send the family our deepest sympathy and prayers. Chris, Jill and Kids Carter"

Donnie Vavra wrote on Sep 21, 2020:

"Morey you were one heck of a gentleman, you RIP Bud !!"