Heinz Meier of Hobart, Wash., died unexpectedly on Dec. 8, 2015, with his family by his side. He was 77.
He was born July 23, 1938, in Oberseifersdorf, Germany, and immigrated first to Canada in 1960 and later to the United States in 1965. He met Eleonore End at the Octoberfest on the grounds of the World’s Fair in Seattle and they were married in September 1966. He lived in Hobart for the past 47 years and owned and operated a custom meat-cutting business in which he was best known for his sausage making skills.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Eleonore; daughter Cindy Bradeen; and sons Kurt Meier and Peter Meier.
For more on his life, visit www.marlattfuneralhome.com.
A celebration of life is planned for 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 2, 2016, at John the Baptist reception hall in Covington, Wash.