Edwin J. Meyer

Published: Friday, Dec. 21, 2012 3:08 p.m. CDT

JOLIET, Ill. — Edwin J. "Ed" Meyer, 63, died Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Joliet, Ill.

Born Feb. 13, 1949, in Joliet, Ed was a graduate of Joliet East High School and a member of United Singles of Joliet. He was owner and operator of Meyer Electric for many years.

He will be missed by his family and friends with whom he shared many good times. He was always a help to everyone.

Survivors include his sisters, Linda (Jim) Ruhl of New Lenox, Ill., and Cynthia (Frank) Brandeis of Greer, S.C.; two brothers, Lawrence (Donna) Meyer of Mazon and Raymond (Rose) Meyer of Coal City; and numerous nieces, nephews, five aunts and many cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence (2000) and Margaret J. (Steffes) Meyer (2011); and one brother, Charles J. Meyer (1994).

Funeral services for Edwin J. Meyer will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 24, 2012, at the funeral home chapel.

Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, at Fred C. Dames Funeral Home in Joliet, Ill.

Interment will be at St. John Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family would be appreciated.

Fred C. Dames Funeral Home, 3200 Black at Essington Roads, Joliet, is in charge of arrangements. For more information, call (815) 741-5500 or visit the website www.fredcdames.com.

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