Dolores Ann (Ruesler) Myer

June 17, 1935 ~ April 18, 2020 (age 84)



Dolores Ann Myer, age 84, Jackson, with her children by her side, she met her Lord and Savior, on Saturday, April 18, 2020 at the Arbors in Cape Girardeau.

She was born June 17, 1935, in Perry County, daughter of Edmund H. “Bud” and Mildred Klaus Ruesler. She and Robert Eugene “Bob” Myer were married January 18, 1957 in Jackson. He passed away December 15, 1998.

Dolores graduated from Perryville High School. She was baptized and confirmed at Grace Lutheran Church in Uniontown. Dolores was a current member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Jackson and was an active member in the adult church choir, served as a Sunday School Teacher, attended various bible study classes, she was a member of the Ladies Aid and shared her many talents by volunteering her time and work in various work for the church. Her children would describe her as being a loving, nurturing mother. She loved to sew and was an excellent seamstress, she even made her children’s clothes and was known to have her sewing machine set up at the shop on the days that she would work with Bob at the paint shop. Dolores was an excellent cook and gardener. She enjoyed walking and bowling and the time shared with her bowling league friends. Some of her favorite times was luncheon get togethers with the neighborhood ladies. Dolores was devoted to and loved to read her Bible. The journey of her life was centered around God and her family. The highlight and love of her life was taking care of her family.

Loving survivors include four children, a son, Keith (Faye) Myer, three daughters, Pam (Butch) Wright, Gina (Doug) Kaminskey, all of Jackson, and Cara (Tim) Walker of Dallas, N.C., nine grandchildren, Ashley (Scott) Lane, Taylor (Nathan) Leoni, Jordan (James Curtis) Poore, Dana (Judd) Hagans, Kaci (T.J) Bishop, Brannon (Paden) Wright, Cammie (Trent) Essner, Chelsea (Kellan) True, and Bryson Walker, and seventeen great grandchildren with one on the way.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 41 years, and a brother, Kermit Ruesler.

The family will honor Dolores with a private service at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Jackson. The Rev. Joshua Schmidt will officiate. Burial will follow in Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson.

The family appreciates memorial contributions to St. Paul Lutheran Church, St. Paul Lutheran School, Alzheimer’s Association, or charity of donor’s choice.

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Traditional sympathy cards may be addressed as follows: The Family of Dolores Myer, c/o McCombs Funeral Home, 640 West Independence Street, Jackson, Missouri 63755.


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Private Graveside Service

Russell Heights Cemetery, Jackson

Private Visitation

St. Paul Lutheran
223 E. Adams
Jackson, MO 63755

Private Services

St. Paul Lutheran
223 E. Adams
Jackson, MO 63755

Please note
The Rev. Joshua Schmidt will officiate.
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