Joan Meyer


Funeral services and a Mass of Christian Burial for Joan L. Meyer, 76, a resident of Davenport, were Nov. 20 at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, Davenport. Burial was in Davenport Memorial Park Cemetery.  Visitation was at the Halligan McCabe DeVries Funeral Home in Davenport. Joan died Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010, at her home in Davenport.

Joan Lee St. John was born Aug. 30, 1934, in Moline, Ill., a daughter of Arthur and Lola (Hamilton) St. John. Joan was united in marriage to Paul Meyer on May 9, 1959, at St. Paul’s Catholic Church. He preceded her in death July 21, 1997.

Joan was employed as a bookkeeper with various Quad-City businesses including the former Seig Company and Rainbow Flower Shop. Joan was an active volunteer with many organizations including the Jackson and Frank L. Smart PTA, Emeis Little League and Genesis Auxiliary (Pink Ladies). She was also involved in various clubs including the Bi-State Travelers and Hawkeye Ramblers motorcycle clubs, as well as the Sunday Gutter Mix Bowling League. 

Memorials may be made to an education fund for her grandchildren.


 Survivors include her children and their spouses, a daughter, Jeannine and Travis Leibold; and two sons, Paul Jr. and Penny Meyer, and Dennis Meyer (Lisa Hofeldt) all of Davenport; six grandchildren, Lyndsey, Clayton, Bronson, Taylor, Griffin and Dustin; a sister, Iva Hughes, Moline, and a sister-in-law Kathleen Dailey, Westchester, Ill., and many loving nieces and nephews.

 Joan was preceded in death by her loving husband Paul Sr., her parents, a sister, Jeanne Andrews, and an infant brother.  May they rest in peace. 

Online remembrances and condolences may be expressed by visiting Joan’s obituary at


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