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Service Information
Buffalo Ev. Covenant Church
Wednesday, Ocotber 16th, 2013
12:00 Noon

Visitation Information
Tuesday, October 15th, 2013
5:00-8:00 P.M.

Joyce (Vergin) Meyer, aged 87, passed away on October 11, 2013 at Lake Ridge Care Center in Buffalo, Minnesota.

Joyce was born on September 10, 1926 to Albert and Esther Vergin. She grew up in Buffalo, Minnesota, and graduated from Buffalo High School in 1944. After high school Joyce attended Swedish Hospital School of Nursing in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where she received her diploma as a Registered Nurse in 1947. She worked as an RN at Swedish Hospital and Buffalo Hospital.

Joyce married Thore Meyer in 1948 in Buffalo, Minnesota. Thore and Joyce celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on September 1st, 2013. Joyce was a member of Buffalo Covenant Church. Her greatest passions were her family and serving others. Joyce was preceded in death by her parents, her sister, Gladys Boehlke, and brothers Otto, Virgil, and Jim.

Joyce is survived by her loving husband, Thore; her children Paul (Laurie) of Plymouth, Minnesota, Dave (Dawn) of Buffalo, Minnesota, Beth (Robert) Bjork of Plymouth, Minnesota, and Jeff (Kelly) of Moorhead, Minnesota; her grandchildren Rachel (Judd) Stevens, Erik Meyer, Travis (Dana) Meyer, Adam Meyer, Corey Meyer, Brooke Meyer, Cole Meyer, Ally (Trent) Pearson, Kristen Bjork, Ben Bjork, Layne Meyer, Kurt Meyer, and Wes Meyer; her great-grandchildren Jackson and Easton Meyer; sisters, Lois Dixon of Buffalo, Minnesota, Mabel Hermerding of Cross Lake, Minnesota; sister-in-law, Karen (Bill) Bosacker of Minnetonka, Minnesota and many nieces, nephews, and friends.

A Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, October 16th, at 12:00 p.m. at Buffalo Evangelical Covenant Church, 1601 Highway 25 North, Buffalo, Minnesota. A visitation will also be held at the church on Tuesday, October 15th, from 5:00 to 8:00 with a prayer service at 7:30 PM. The family requests memorials to Buffalo Covenant Church.

6 Guestbook Entries

  1. Denny & Ivy Sutton

    Dear Thor and Family, So Sorry to hear of the passing of Joyce. She was a beautiful and thoughtful woman and we know you will miss her. We will be praying God’s comfort for all of you as you treasure her memories in the days ahead.
    Love and Peace,
    Denny and Ivy

  2. Steve and Jan Heyerdahl

    To the Meyer family; We will always remember Joyce, a faithful fan and special grandma. May you know God’s peace and love at this sad and difficult time. You are on our hearts and in our prayers.

  3. Mike MacMillan

    Thore and the Meyer Family,
    I am so sorry to hear about your loss. Joyce will be missed by all who she came into contact with. I know she brought a smile to my face whenever I would see her at the rink. You have lost a great wife, mother and grandmother and my thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Coach Mac

  4. dale bjorklund

    Joyce would give my mom and I rides to my doctors appointments for my hearing because my mom didn’t like to drive. She would always be willing to do this, and it happened alot. She also made me Swedish pancakes in the morning when I had spent the night at their house playing with Jeff. She was a very kind and giving lady. She will be missed by all who knew her. May the Lord give you peace in this time of loss.

  5. Nanette Thornton

    Thor and family,
    Blessing to you and your family. Thank you for sharing your lovely wife and mother with us for a few years. It was an honor for me to get to know her and all of you. You are a beautiful family and an example of what God intended for love and families to explore while walking this earth. I pray you are comforted by the lovely memories you have collected along your journey together.
    Always, in God’s love!

  6. Marion Conwell

    My mother was in Park Terrace while Joyce was and I walked with her many times. What a beautifful lady.


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