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Lowell Meyer, 66

Lowell Meyer of Orlando, Fla., formerly of Eden Valley, died Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, in his sleep at his home. He was 66.

A memorial service will be held Friday, Aug. 23, at the National Cremation & Burial Society, 7565 Red Bug Lake Road, Ovieda, Fla., 32765. Interment will be held at the Florida Lowell Leo Meyer Untitled1national Cemetery in Bushnell, Fla., with full military honors.


Lowell Leo Meyer was born Aug. 30, 1946, on the family farm in Kimball, Minn., the fifth of 10 children of Leo and Lillian (Haag) Meyer. Lowell moved to Eden Valley with his family in 1954. He was baptized and confirmed at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. He graduated from Eden Valley High School. Lowell served in the United States Army from December 1965 to July 1967, during the Viet Nam war. He was a tank commander and was honorably discharged from the service, having attained the rank of sergeant. Lowell was the owner of the Valley Bowling Alley and Hotel, and Eden Lakeside Inn at Eden Valley, the Nite Owl in Albany, Minn., the Depot Supper Club in Roscoe, and several other businesses. He moved to Orlando, Fla., in 1988, where he was employed as a car salesman for more than 20 years. He was most often the top salesman and won many awards. He was known in the car business as “Low Miles” as indicated on his name badge.

Lowell met the love of his life Linda Poor in 1990, and they have together shared 23 years of happiness. Lowell loved children and all the neighborhood children loved him and called him “LoLo”.

Lowell was preceded in death by his parents Leo and Lillian Meyer; his nephew James Meyer; and his brother-in-law Frank Pinder Jr.

He is survived by his love Linda Poor; sons Jason and Scott; grandchildren Briana, Grace and Luke; sisters Arbadell (and Arnold) Blomker; Arliss (and Arnold Thielen); Arlene Pinder, Arvella  Borchardt, Arlinda (and Herb) Willner, Arlyn (and Roger) Kjosa), Arnette Moll, Ardella Meyer; and brother Lyle Meyer (and Diane Kirkpatrick).