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Mary K. (Diedrick) Meyer

May 3, 1926 ~ August 1, 2019 (age 93)

Mary K. Meyer passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 1, 2019 at the age of 93. She was born May 3, 1926 in Chassell, MI the daughter of Joseph and Blanche (Prudhom) Diedrick.  Mary graduated from Chassell High School and attended Soumi College. She was an active member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in St. Johns, serving on several groups and committees. Mary was a volunteer for St. Vincent De Paul in St. Johns for several years and for over 30 years she was the owner / operator of the Treasure Chest Hallmark Shop in St. Johns.  In recent years she was the self-proclaimed Mayor of Grace Haven Assisted Living.  On June 22, 1946 she married Frederick “Fred” Meyer and he preceded her in death in 2005. She was also predeceased by an infant son, Steven and two brothers. Surviving are eight daughters, Mary Kay (Tom) Cady of Perry, Debbie Masarik of St. Johns, Kam Meyer of St. Johns, Jane (Steve) Church of DeWitt, Patti (Chris) Albright of Lansing, Kelley (Ron) Readman of Fenton, Stephanie Meyer of St. Johns and Shawn (Hector) Ortiz of Tolleson, AZ; nineteen grandchildren; sixteen great grandchildren; one great great granddaughter and one brother, Larry (Barb) Diedrick of Howell. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11:00 AM Monday, August 5, 2019 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 109 Linden St. Johns with Rev. Fr. Douglas Osborn as Celebrant. Rite of Committal will follow at Mt. Rest Cemetery. The family will receive relatives and friends 2-4 and 6-8 PM Sunday, August 4 at Keck-Coleman Funeral Home, St. Johns. A rosary will be prayed at 7:00 PM Sunday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to St. Vincent De Paul, 1009 S. US 27, St. Johns, MI 48879 or St. Joseph Educational Trust Fund.

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