Lillian A. Mayer


Lillian Anna Mayer, 81, of Payson, died May 28, 2004. She was born Aug. 4, 1922 in Napoleon, Ohio.

Mrs. Mayer graduated from high school in Napoleon, earned a bachelor's degree from Capital University in Columbus in May 1945, and attended Biblical Seminary in New York City for four months in 1945.

She was a single missionary in India from 1945 to 1955.

She married Rev. Joel H. Mayer, a missionary, on Dec. 10, 1955 in India.

She retired from missionary service in India in July 1991.

Mrs. Mayer was a member of the American Lutheran Church, which merged with the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America.

She is survived by her husband, Joel of Payson; daughters, Joan (Mayer) Campbell and Carol (Mayer) Lee; sons, David Mayer, Paul Mayer and John Mayer; sister, Marie (Lange) Knollman; brothers, Melvin Lange and Arthur Lange; and 12 grandchildren.

No services are planned.

Arrangements handled by Messinger Payson Funeral Home.

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