Leo Marvin Meier
July 8, 2008


Leo Marvin Meier, age 77 of Buhl, Idaho. On July 8, 2008 our loving, caring Husband, Father, Grandfather and Friend passed away peacefully at his home of 46 years with family by his side. He was born an identical twin in Lincoln County Kansas on July 12, 1930 the son of Karl and Minnie Meier. He graduated from Lincoln County School in Kansas. In 1948 he moved with his family to Idaho where he enjoyed fishing, hunting, and farming. He knew no stranger and was always willing to help someone in a time of need. Leo had a contagious smile and a hand wave for everyone if you met him driving his blue pickup. He made you feel good when he greeted you with his smile. In 1949 he met his sweetheart, Rose D. Reinke. They were married on September 24, 1950 in Buhl, Idaho. To this union they were blessed with four children Junia, Arlyn, Myron and Karla. They resided in the Buhl area where they farmed and raised their family. He is survived by Rose, his loving wife of 58 years, and their children: Junia Kruse of Hagerman, Arlyn Meier of Boise and Karla E Meier of Boise. Two grandchildren Jason (Marti) Dettman-Kruse of Gainesville, Florida and Melissa (Kirk) Thayer of Boise, Idaho. He is also survived by his two sisters: Della Rolfing of Montana and Neoma Baer of Kansas, two brothers: Earl (Lelah) Meier of Buhl, Idaho and Herb (Nancy) Meier of Washington. He was preceded in death by his son Myron, his brothers Loren and Vic Meier, and his parents.
Services will be held 2:00 p.m. Friday, July 11, 2008 at Clover Trinity Lutheran Church on Clover Road in Buhl with Reverend Mark Christ officiating. A private inurnment will follow at a later date.
In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to Clover Trinity Lutheran Church.
Arrangements are under the direction of Parke’s Magic Valley Funeral Home, 2551 Kimberly Road, Twin Falls, ID.

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