Gerald Meeker, 89, died Aug. 5, 2013, at his home in Mesa, Ariz.
He was born Feb. 18, 1924, in Clyde.
He married Evelyn Bargman Aug. 24 1947 in Linn. She survies.
He was the Metropolitan Insurance agent and owned and operated the Liberal Sewing Center and repair in the Southgate Mall.
He is also survived by three sons, Allan and wife, Patti, Cypress, Calif., Greg and wife, Minie, Tustin, Calif., and Jeff, Tempe, Ariz.; one daughter, Linda Nixon and husband, Roy, Glendale, Ariz.; 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a half brother, Jerry Griffis and wife, Joan, McPherson.
• Services were Aug. 9 at Mountain View Funeral Home.
Burial was at Mountain View Cemetery in Mesa, Ariz.