Albert C. Mier, 90, of Joy, passed away Friday February 21, 2014 at Carrington Place, Muscatine, Iowa.
Albert C. Mier, 90, of Joy, passed away Friday February 21, 2014 at Carrington Place, Muscatine, IA.
Funeral services will be 10:30am Wednesday at Buffalo Prairie Evangelical Presbyterian Church, Buffalo Prairie, IL. Visitation will be from 4:00-7:00pm Tuesday at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, Milan. Burial will be in Buffalo Prairie Cemetery. Memorials may be left to Buffalo Prairie Evangelical Presbyterian Church or Buffalo Prairie Volunteer Fire Department.
Albert was born on September 24, 1923 in Andalusia Township, the son of Charles and Minnie (Hartmann) Mier. He married JoAnn McGinnis on March 4, 1950 in Kirkwood, IL.
Albert farmed in Rock Island and Mercer Counties all his life. He loved spending time with his family and working around the farm.
Mr. Mier was a member of the Mercer County Farm Bureau and Buffalo Prairie Evangelical Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include his wife of 63 years, JoAnn Mier, Joy; children
and their spouses, Connie (Kenneth) White, Coal Valley, Cherie (Dennis) VanDaele, Milan, Michael (Kathy) Mier, Buffalo Prairie; grandchildren, Christine (Jeremy) Busard, Mark VanDaele, Amanda VanDaele, Whitney Mier and Haley Mier; sisters, Gladys Goode and Ethel Martin.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Rosetta Schmidt, Julia Lenz, Florence Ziegler, Ruth Mier and infant sister, Dorothy Mier.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.wheelanpressly.com.