Charles Leroy Meyers
August 26, 1941-April 7, 2021
Charles L. Meyers, 79, of La Porte, Indiana, passed away Wednesday April 7, 2021, at home, surrounded by his family.
He was born August 26, 1941 in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Leroy J. Meyers and Dorothy (Young) Meyers.
Charles moved to the La Porte area at the age of 3. He served in the United States Air Force from 1959 to 1963, then went to work for National/US Steel, retiring after over 40 years of service to them. Over the course of his life, Charles was a member of the DAV in Michigan City, the American Legion Post 51 in Buchanan, MI and the Polish Falcons in La Porte. He enjoyed golfing and loved to garden. After retirement, he kept himself busy doing lawn care for Swan Lake Cemetery and delivering flowers for Wright Florist. His special joy was spending time with his grandchildren, who loved their Papa dearly.
On November 21, 1998 in La Porte, Charles married his beloved wife, Rowena, who survives him. He is also survived by two sons, Joe (Cheryl) Meyers of Griffith, IN and Christopher (Regina) Smelser of Mill Creek, IN; 9 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.
Charles was preceded in death by his son, Charlie Meyers; brother, Ronald Meyers and granddaughter, Erika.
Arrangements are being entrusted to Haverstock Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 602 Maple Ave., LaPorte, IN. Cremation has been selected. The family wishes to extend a special thank you to the staff at Michiana Hematology and Oncology in Westville.
Memorial contributions may be made in Charles' honor to the Share Foundation with the handicapped, PO Box 400, Rolling Prairie, IN 46371 or online at sharefoundation.org or Heartland Hospice Memorial Fund at https://heartlandhospicefund.org.
Online condolences may be made at www.haverstockfuneralhome.com.