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520 S. Main St., PO Box 363
Platte, SD 57369
Phone: 605-337-3857
Fax: 605-337-2374
Raymond Meyerink

Raymond Meyerink

Saturday, August 21st, 1937 - Saturday, April 3rd, 2021
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Obituary

Raymond Meyerink, 83, of Platte, SD passed away Saturday, April 3, 2021 at Avera McKennan Hospital and University Health Center in Sioux Falls, SD. Memorial Services are 11:00 A.M. Saturday, April 10, 2021 at the Platte Christian Reformed Church followed by lunch. A 10:00 A.M. Committal Service will take place at Platte City Cemetery on Saturday. Visitation will be held from 5:30 – 7:00 P.M. Friday, April 9, 2021 at Mount Funeral Home in Platte with a 7:00 P.M. Prayer Service. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Ray’s honor may be directed to: Dakota Christian School, 37614 SD Hwy 44, Corsica, SD 57328. The Memorial Service will be live-streamed under "Photos and Videos" on the funeral home website (Webcasting), through “Mount Funeral Homes” Facebook page and at www.plattecrc.org.

Ray Meyerink was born on August 21, 1937 to Gerrit and Jeanette (Bolt) Meyerink in Platte, SD. Ray graduated from Platte Christian School. On July 31, 1956 he was united in marriage to Muriel (Cady) Meyerink in Harrison, SD. To this union five children were born. He was honorably discharged from the National Guard in 1957.

Ray was in construction from a young age with his brothers. In 1970 he purchased a lumber company which came to be known as Meyerink Lumber and Supply. He enjoyed golf, fishing, hunting, gardening and woodworking. He loved spending time with his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Ray loved the Lord and had great assurance of God’s promises to him. He was very involved in the Platte Christian Reformed Church. He was a leader in the youth group Prayer and Share, he was a member of the Consistory and was an active in Gideons. He was also instrumental in the construction of the new CRC in Platte. He and Muriel continued their work volunteering with the CRWRC and providing disaster relief to many places in the US after their retirement.

Grateful for having shared in Ray’s life: four children: Londa (Meyerink) and Keith Langin of Sioux Falls, SD, Doug and Shelley (Teeslink) Meyerink of Platte, SD, Lorinda (Meyerink) Zimmer of Harrisburg, SD and Steven and Kari (Blais) Meyerink of Watertown, SD; twelve grandchildren; thirteen great grandchildren; four siblings: Donald (Gwen) Meyerink of Sioux Falls, SD, Clifford Meyerink of Platte, SD, Harlan Meyerink of Texas and Janice (Meyerink) and Ed Knowles of Littleton, CO; a sister-in-law, Rose Meyerink of Byron Center, MI ; along with many nieces and nephews.

Ray was preceded in death by: his parents; his brother, Robert; his sister, Linda; his wife, Muriel (Dec. 29, 2013); his son, Paul (Dec. 28, 2020); and sister-in-law, JoAnn Meyerink.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, April 9th, 2021 | 5:30pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Friday, April 9th, 2021 5:30pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Mount Funeral Home
    Address
    520 S. Main St.
    PLATTE, SD 57369
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    Notes
    7:00pm Prayer Service
  • Service

    Saturday, April 10th, 2021 | 11:00am
    When
    Saturday, April 10th, 2021 11:00am
    Location
    Platte Christian Reformed Church
    Address
    520 Wyoming Ave.
    PLATTE, SD 57369
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    Notes
    The Memorial Service will be live-streamed under "Photos and Videos" on the funeral home website (Webcasting), through “Mount Funeral Homes” Facebook page and at www.plattecrc.org.
    Officiant
    Pastor Drew Hoekema
  • Interment

    Location
    Platte City Cemetery
    Address
    PLATTE, SD 57369
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    Notes
    A 10:00am Committal Service will take place on Saturday, April 10, 2021.
  • Reception

    Location
    Platte Christian Reformed Church
    Address
    520 Wyoming Ave.
    PLATTE, SD 57369
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Affiliations

  • Christian Reformed Church
  • Gideon's International Camp
  • National Guard

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