Carl Henry Meyer, 93, of Reed City, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, at his residence.
He was born on Feb. 19, 1919, in Evart, to Ezra Meyer and Edna Elizabeth Rueffer. Carl was raised in Evart on what is now a centennial farm and graduated in 1938 from Evart High School. From 1941 to 1945, he served his country honorably during World War II in the U.S. Army as a member of the 124th Cavalry. His detachment of the MARS Taskforce, known as “Merrill’s Marauders,” was engaged in pitched battles behind enemy lines with much larger Japanese forces throughout India, Burma and China, following the Burma Road.