Frederick Dean Meier was born on September 25, 1933 in Mitchell, SD to Frederick and Maude (Mauer) Meier. Frederick grew up on the family farm in White Lake, SD. Frederick married Patricia Ann Holoubek on June 26th, 1956. Frederick bought and maintained his father’s family farm place in White Lake, SD until Pat and himself moved to Sioux Falls, SD in 1997. Frederick was a resident of the Good Samaritan Society. Frederick had a way of charming people with his interactions of singing tunes in his heart and out loud with his infectious smile. Frederick was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church of White Lake, SD and worshiped at Lord of Life Lutheran Church, Sioux Falls, SD.
With their love, Frederick and Patricia raised 6 children: Michael (Teresa) Meier, Sioux Falls, SD, Mark (Barb) Meier, Mt. Vernon, SD, Jeanie (Jay) Berthe, Apple Valley, MN, Curtis (Jodi) Meier, Alcester, SD, Julie (Damon) Chmela, Sioux Falls, SD, Frederick (Fritz) Meier, Frisco, TX. Bringing joy and memories to his life are seventeen grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his loving wife of 51 years, Patricia in 2007, one infant child, one granddaughter, two brothers and one sister.