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Charles Leroy Meyers

1941 - 2021

La Porte


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.


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Margaret Fry Broesche

April 22, 2021 8:50 AM

Cousin Joe Meyers, so sorry to received the news of your Dad’s passing. I treasure the memories of the few times we came to visit and how much fun it was being around our Uncle Charlie! I know he will be missed but I’m sure he will be the biggest Cub’s fan rooting on his team along side my Dad rooting for the Atlanta Braves! I send my sincere condolences to you and all of your Dad’s family!


April 17, 2021 10:14 AM

Condolences & prayers.
Patrick Schultz 

Sandi and Jim Terry

April 9, 2021 2:25 PM

Row, we were so sorry to hear of Chuck's passing. Sending our love to you and condolences to your family.

Kris Vallarano

April 9, 2021 1:50 PM

So deeply sorry to learn of Chuck's passing.  You've shared so many stories with me about Chuck I always thought of him as a friend. You were blessed to have such a wonderful husband as he was blessed to have you. You always made each other happy. Words can never describe the sorrow I feel for you. You are in my thoughts.

Natalie Boocher

April 9, 2021 12:47 PM

Rowena, I'm so sorry Chuck passed away - he was a super nice guy and I miss the fun we used to have at the Falcon's.  I recently lost my husband so I know exactly how you feel
Joanie Shail

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