Charlene Lorraine Meyer

Nov. 20, 1934-Nov. 19, 2013

Gresham resident Charlene Meyer died Tuesday, Nov. 19. She was 78.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at Good Shepherd Community Church.

Charlene was born Nov. 20, 1934, in Sioux City, Iowa, to Grace (Christiansen) and William Moon. She graduated from Gresham High School in 1952 and married her sweetheart, James Arden Meyer, on June 6, 1953.

Charlene spent most of her time as a homemaker and enjoyed taking care of her five children. She was also a florist and cake decorator.

Charlene had a knack for home decorating and making her surroundings beautiful. She was a gardener and loved to help others.

Survivors include her husband, Arden Meyer; sons, Doug, Craig and Eric Meyer of Gresham and Rod Meyer of Rhododendron; daughter, Tambry Brose of Baltimore M.D.; 18 grandchildren; and several great- grandchildren.

Sandy Funeral Home is handling arrangements.