Brian Meyer

Brian D. Meyer, 67, of Ely, formerly of Jefferson, died Aug. 26 at the Solon Care Center.

Private celebration of life services and inurnment will be held at a later date.

Brian was born Jan. 29, 1952, in Jefferson, the son of Russell and June (Parks) Meyer. He graduated from Jefferson High School and later attended college in Michigan to be an electrical lineman.

Brian was united in marriage to Dianna Musgrove in 1980.  They were later divorced. He worked as a lineman and foreman for Alliant Energy for over 30 years.

Brian enjoyed riding motorcycles, boating, fast cars, off-roading in his Jeep, boxing, watching the Hawkeyes and Packers, attending Spish’s Lounge events, kayaking, collecting and shooting guns, and spending time with his family, especially the grandkids.

Brian is survived by his sons: Cody (Ellen) Meyer, of Ely; and Lucas (Alicia) Meyer, of Cedar Rapids; five grandchildren: Lydia, Arianna, Ethan, Brody and Conner; siblings Mike (Joanne) Meyer, Bob (Mary) Meyer, Pat (Dave) Luther, and Carol (Sam) Fengel; as well as his nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother Steve (Michelle) Meyer; and his nephew Damon Meyer.

Memorials may be directed to the family.

Brosh Chapel in Cedar Rapids is assisting the family.

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