Arnold "Butch" E. Meyer, 89, of Caledonia, died Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, at Valley View Healthcare, Houston.

He was born Nov. 12, 1923, in Caledonia to Herman and Matilda (Weber) Meyer. He married Wilma Felten on Sept. 24, 1946, at St. Peter's Catholic Church, Caledonia.

He carried on with the family farm and also worked for Hector Construction for 10 years. His favorite past times were fishing, and later after moving into town, he took care of the garden and was often seen walking his best friend, Charlie.

Survivors include his wife, Wilma; daughters, Diane Meyer and Darlene Denstad; four grandchildren, Brian (Keri) Denstad, Kristi (Jason) Puent, Shannon (Cory) Gilman and Scott Seekamp; 10 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Viola Meyer and Lilly Hayes; a brother, Lloyd Meyer; a grandson, Billy Jo Seekamp; and two sons-in-law, Larry Denstad and Lennie Seekamp.

A Mass of Christian Burial was Dec. 7 at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Caledonia. Father Gregory Leif officiated and burial was in Calvary Cemetery, Caledonia.

McCormick Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be left at www.mccormickfuneralhome.net.