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Jack Meier

Memorial services for Jack Meier of Nevada City will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. Friday at the Nevada City chapel of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary.

Mr. Meier died Friday, June 18, at home. He was 69.

He was born Nov. 8, 1934, in Grand Rapids, Minn., to Fred and Marie Meier. He moved to Susanville in 1949, where he attended high school. He married Ruth Metcalf May 19, 1956, in Reno, Nev. He served in the U.S. Army National Guard Reserve for 10 years. He had been a resident of Nevada City for 37 years. He worked for the U.S. Forest Service for 25 years and NID for 10 years as a heavy-duty mechanic. He was a member of the Gold Flat Fire Department from 1968 to 1991, serving as chief from 1972 to 1974. He was also on the board of directors for four years.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Ruth; son and daughter-in-law, Bob and Melody Meier of Nevada City; daughters and sons-in-law Paula and Bob Hawkins of Clovis and Linda and Joe Hedges of Crane, Ind.; grandchildren Jeffrey, Maxi, and Mallory Meier of Nevada City, Meghan, Ryan and Tarran Hawkins of Clovis and Collin, Leanna, and Josiah Hedges of Crane, Ind.; sister, Toots Johnson of Akeley, Minn; brothers Bud Meier of Salem, Ore., and Mickey Meier of Susanville; mother-in-law, Emma Metcalf of Susanville; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Joe Meier; and sister, Dolly Borden.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Foothills.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary.

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