April 18, 2014


Victor Meiners, 84, of Carroll, died Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at St. Anthony Regional Hospital in Carroll.

Mass of the Christian burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 22, at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Carroll. The celebrant will be Father Timothy Schott. Music will be by Marcy Anderson and the St. Lawrence choir. Lector for the Mass will be Deb Arkfeld. Gift bearers will be Barbara Regynski, Mary March, Deb Arkfeld and Terri Schultes. Eucharistic ministers will be Rick and Marilyn Hoffman and Jonathan Schultes. Casket bearers will be Ron Hoffman, Jerry Hoffman, Jim Hoffman, Rick Hoffman, Dick Regynski, Jonathan Schultes, Larry Arkfeld and Dennis March. Burial will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Cemetery in Dedham with military honors conducted by the Dedham American Legion.

Friends may call after 4:30 p.m. Monday at Sharp Funeral Home in Carroll, where there will be a rosary at 5 p.m. and a Christian wake service at 7 p.m.

The casket will be moved to St. Lawrence Church at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday when visitation will resume.

Online condolences may be left for Victor's family at www.sharpfuneral.com.

Born June 26, 1929, at rural Dedham, Iowa, Victor was a son of Theodore Sr. and Anna (Wiskus) Meiners. He attended St. Mary School in Willey, and following his schooling he helped his family with their farm operation north of Dedham. Victor served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was honorably discharged in 1953. He returned to the Dedham area, where he made his home on the family farm and was engaged in farming until 2004 when he moved to the Carroll community with his brother Theodore.

Victor was a former member of St. Joseph Church in Dedham, St. Lawrence Church in Carroll, Dedham American Legion, and was a 25-year member of the Carroll Rifle and Pistol Club. He enjoyed spending time with his brother Ted and all his nieces and nephews.

Victor is survived by his brother Theodore Meiners Jr. of Carroll, and many nieces, nephews, other extended relatives and many friends.

Victor was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Clara Hoffman; his sister-in-law, Natheal Meiners; and his brother-in-law, Alvin Hoffman.