Vilena Rose Meyer, 82, Jasper

Vilena Rose Meyer, born Vilena Hendrey, passed away on Sunday, July 29, 2018, at the age of 82, at the Northwood Retirement Community in Jasper.

Vilena was born in Bastrop, Texas, to Helen Rose and John Kenneth Hendrey. She married Andrew Meyer Jr. of Holland on November, 21, 1953, and they celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary last year.

She was a devout believer who loved her family and was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother.

She is survived by her husband; her four children, Kimberly, Rick, Brenda and Valerie; six grandchildren, Zach, Stacia, Isaac, Anders, Austin and Eli; and two great-grandchildren, Damien and Oliver.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Memorial Hospital Foundation, 800 W. Ninth St., Jasper, IN 47546, or to thyroid cancer research at the Mayor Clinic, Department of Development, 200 First St. SW, Rochester, MN 55905 or online at You may specify that the gift is in memory of Vilene Meyer.

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