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Obituaries

Norman ‘Shorty’ Meyer

Norman “Shorty” Meyer, 81, of Newton died Friday, May 23, 2014, at his home. 

A funeral service will be at 2:30 p.m. Friday, May, 30, at the Wallace Family Funeral Home and Crematory. The family will greet friends from 1:30 p.m. until the time of service on Friday at the funeral home. Memorials to the Jasper County Animal Rescue League to be used for a sign for the pet cemetery may be left at the funeral home.  

Those left to survive him are his wife, Jean of Newton; children, Beth (Ron) Hardenbrook of Newton, Brenda (Leo) Breckenridge-Hawkins of Kearney, Mo., and Kelly (Randy) Lange of Newton; his grandchildren, Dustin (Kristen) Breckenridge of Oskaloosa, Miranda (Josh) Pollock of Newton, Tyler Hardenbrook of Newton, Ashley Hardenbrook of Newton, Desiray Lange (August Bach) of Newton, and Kaylee Lange of Newton; great-grandsons, Caleb, Carter, Tucker, Jackson, and Kaden; his sister, Dorthy Lickey of Newton; and his many nieces and nephews including his beloved niece, Dee Dee Blom and her daughter, Addy.

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