Andy F. Meger


Andy F. Meger lifelong resident of Belle Plaine, MN died January 9, 2020 at the
Lutheran Home in Belle Plaine. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM Wednesday
January 15, 2020 at Our Lady of the Prairie Catholic Church in Belle Plaine. A parish
rosary will be resided on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 3:45 pm at Our Lady of the
Prairie Catholic. Friends may greet the family from 4:00 – 7:00 pm and one hour before
the funeral liturgy at Our Lady of the Prairie Catholic Church.
Andrew Francis Meger was born June 9, 1928 the son of John D. and Veronica
(Shepard) Meger. Andy attended country school in Derryanne Township rural Le Sueur
County and later attended high school in New Prague. After high school he joined his
father to help on the family farm. Andy enlisted in the United States Army in 1951and
served for two years. He was united in marriage to Margaret McPartlan August 8, 1951
at Sacred Heart Church in Belle Plaine. Together the couple raised ten children. After
being honorably discharged from the Army he worked at the Farmer’s Coop in Belle
Plaine for ten years. He attended vocational school in Minneapolis where he studied to
become an electrician, earning his journeyman’s license. Andy began employment as
an electrician at Midland Glass which became Anchor Glass where he worked for thirty
years. He retired in 1993, but continued to do electrical work for various people, but
most notably at Emma Krumbees restaurant and the American Inn Hotel. Andy was a
member of the American Legion and a lifelong member of Our Lady of the Prairie
Catholic Church. His life interests include fishing, deer hunting, vacationing up north
with his family and hunting for that allusive “Morel Mushroom”
Andy is survived by his ten children Shelia Busch of Le Sueur, Ken Meger of New
Prague, Dan (Ann) Meger of Lincolnton, NC. Wayne Meger of Chaska, Shirley Meger of
Halfway, OR, Don (Pam) Meger of Belle Plaine, Glen (Cheryl) Meger of Owatonna, Tom
Meger of Belle Plaine, Sharon (Dave) Ernst of Shakopee and Shelly (Adam) Juaire of
Land O Lakes, Florida. 29 Grandchildren and 34 Great-Grandchildren. Brother
Leonard of New Prague.
Andy was preceded in death by his brothers John, Sylvester, Raymond, Joseph and
Ambrose. His sisters Marcella, Roscella, Veronica and Mary Ann. Memorials may be
directed to Our Lady of the Prairie Catholic School in Belle Plaine.
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