Lorene Ferne Meyer, 88, of Kansas City, Missouri passed away February 2, 2014. She was born on December 23, 1925, in Hillsboro, KS, daughter of William and Sarah (Voth) Wiederstein.   Lorene graduated from Inman High School and was united in marriage to Richard J. Meyer, February 18, 1944.  Lorene was a stay-at-home mom until moving to Salina, KS where she along with her husband were very involved in their business, Salina Truck Sales.  They retired to Bella Vista, Arkansas, where she lived until Richard’s death in 2009.  Lorene enjoyed travel, music, playing bridge, sewing and knitting.  Lorene is survived by three daughters, Jeanette Mitchell (David) of Overland Park KS, Barbara Stuedemann (Darrell) of Omaha NE, and Laurie Hoffman (Steve) of Parkville MO; eight grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, and sister Ruth Buller of Hesston, KS.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Richard J. Meyer, her parents, and brother Gene Wiederstein. There will be a memorial service for Lorene on  February 28, 1:30 PM at Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery, Leavenworth, KS.  In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to NorthCare Hospice House, 2800 Clay Edwards Drive, North Kansas City, MO 64116, www.northcarehospice.org.


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