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Karla Dean Meyers, age 69, of North Platte, passed away May 16, 2014 at Centennial Park. Karla was born October 3, 1944 in North Platte to Arthur and Alma (Watson) Kohl. She attended North Platte High School and graduated with the class of 1962. She married LeRoy Meyers in 1962. She was a hard worker who often worked two jobs to support her children. She started out waitressing at the Greyhound bus stop in the late 60’s and later worked at Detlefson Truck Stop and most recently at Walmart for 15 years, retiring in 2010. Karla was a lifetime member of the First Baptist Church in North Platte. She enjoyed bowling, bingo, making her own clothes, painting ceramics, macramé, crocheting and planting flowers. Karla was a sweet person with a good heart. She adored her grandchildren and her great grandchildren; everyone loved Karla.
Survivors include her daughter, DeEtta Meyers of North Platte; two sons, Allen Meyers of Lincoln and Mitchell Meyers of Gering; a granddaughter Jalene Lauer of Lincoln; two grandsons Kyle Lauer of McCook and Douglas Meyers of Gering; a step-granddaughter, Leichelle Hammer of Lincoln; a step grandson Lauson Hammer of Gering; 3 great grandchildren; a sister LeEtta Coons; a sister-in-law Marilyn Kohl; an aunt Myrna Kohl and many other family members.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Delilah and Karen; four brothers, Jay, Gilbert, Loyal and Vernon; two sister-in-laws, Bonnie and Mary; brother-in-law Bob Coons; and two nephews, Wesley and Larry.
Memorials are suggested in her name and online condolences may be shared at www.adamsswanson.com. Cremation was chosen and a memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday May 24, 2014 at the First Baptist Church with Pastor Dave Logsdon officiating. Inurnment will follow at the North Platte City Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday May 19, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Those wishing to do so may sign the register book from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday at Adams and Swanson Funeral Home which is in charge of arrangements.