DEATH: Joan Wight Meyer

Joan Wight Meyer, 98, Marion, died on Aug. 12, 2023, in Marion.

Funeral Service will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2023, at the Valley United Methodist Church in Marion officiated by Rev. Ron DeVore.

Interment will be on Saturday at the Marion Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Friday at the church.

Memorials can be made to Kansas Newspaper Foundation in care of Jost Funeral Home at P.O. Box 266 in Hillsboro, KS 67063.

She was born on May 23, 1925, in Marion to Ollie and Mercil (Thompson) Wight. She married Bill Meyer on Sept. 11, 1949, in Marion.

Survivors include son, Eric Meyer, of Marion; 1 grandchild and 3 great-grandchildren.

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