Gene Francis Meier was born on February 23, 1938, in Leoti,Kansas, to Matthew and Anna Meier. On August 5, 2021, Gene passed away in his home in Highlands Ranch, Colorado.
Preceding him in death are his parents, his siblings Dorothy, Robert, Beata, and Elsie . Surviving him in life are his loving wife of 51 years, Colleen, his two children Gary and Carrie (Erick), his two loving grandchildren Chris and Nic, brothers Larry, Bill, and Don, sister Donna, and many nieces, nephews, and extended family.
Gene bravely and proudly served his country in the Navy and Army, earning the rank of Sergeant First Class before he ultimately retired from the United States Army. After retirement, he went on to work and retired from the United States Post Office.
Gene enjoyed spending time with his family, reading westerns, doing puzzles, watching Jeopardy, and painting. He especially loved putting out his handcrafted lawn ornaments and having his neighbors come by to view the “Mickey House.”
Services with military honors will be held on Tuesday, August 31, 2021, at 1:15 p.m. at Fort Logan National Cemetery, Shelter “C”, 3698 South Sheridan Blvd, Denver, Colorado 80235.
The family would like to thank All States Cremation for their support during this difficult time.