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Eldon Eugene Meitzler

September 12, 1934 ~ December 25, 2021 (age 87)

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Eldon E. Meitzler, 87, of Huntington, IN, passed away on Saturday, December 25, 2021, at Bethlehem Woods Nursing Home, Fort Wayne, IN.

Mr. Meitzler was born on September 12, 1934, in Huntington, IN, to Godfrey and Hulda (Roth) Meitzler. His parents preceded him in death.  Eldon married Roberta Young on August 25, 1956, in Huntington, IN.  She survives and resides in Huntington.

Eldon graduated from Huntington Township High School in 1952. He served in the United States Army from 1957-1959.  Mr. Meitzler retired after working 33 years at Noll Printing in Huntington.  He also worked as a Janitor at St. Mary School and as a school crossing guard for Huntington Catholic School for many years.   Eldon was a member of St Mary Catholic Church in Huntington. 

Along with his wife, Roberta, he is survived by four sons, Philip (Tami) Meitzler, Fort Wayne, IN, Joseph (Lisa) Meitzler, Middleburg, FL, Michael (Julie) Meitzler, Bluffton, IN, David (Sherry) Meitzler, Roanoke, IN; 10 grandchildren, Danielle ((James) Higgins, Meagan (Jay) Richardson, Allen (Katie) Meitzler, Brittany (Cody) Thorne, Heather (Justin) Zagora, Jessica  (Joe) Anderson, Mitchel Meitzler, Ryne Wemhoff, Tyler (Taryn) Wemhoff, Grant Meitzler and 17 great-grandchildren.

Along with his parents he was preceded in death by one brother, Carl M. Meitzler; three sisters, Pauline Michel, Lucille Pfister and Bernice Watkins.

Recitation of the Rosary will be held at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, December 29, 2021, followed by the calling hours from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington.

Additional calling hours will be held on Thursday, December 30, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at the church followed by A Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m., at St. Mary Catholic Church, 903 N. Jefferson St, Huntington with Fr. Thomas Zehr presiding.

Burial at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Huntington will be at a later date.

In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to either of the following, Huntington Catholic School, Masses at St. Mary Catholic Church or Wounded Warriors in care of McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson Street, Huntington, IN 46750.

McElhaney- Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, IN, is in charge of arrangements. On line condolences: www.mcelhaneyhartfuneralhome.com

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Services

Recitation of the Rosary
Wednesday
December 29, 2021

4:30 PM
McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home
715 N. Jefferson St.
Huntington, IN 46750

Visitation
Wednesday
December 29, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home
715 N. Jefferson St.
Huntington, IN 46750

Visitation
Thursday
December 30, 2021

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
St. Mary Catholic Church (Huntington)

Mass of Christian Burial
Thursday
December 30, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Mary Catholic Church (Huntington)

Donations

Wounded Warrior
C/O McElhaney - Hart Funeral Home, Huntington IN 46750

Make checks payable to Wounded Warrior

Masses at St. Mary Catholic Church
c/o McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson Street, Huntington IN 46750
Tel: 1-260-356-3320
Email: mike@McElhaneyHartFuneralHome.com

Huntington Catholic School
c/o McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson Street, Huntington IN 46750
Tel: 1-260-356-3320
Email: mike@McElhaneyHartFuneralHome.com

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