Mr. David Carl Meisterheim

  • Born: June 7, 1926
  • Died: October 7, 2018
  • Location: Battle Creek, Michigan

Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care

105 Capital Ave NE
Battle Creek, MI 49017

Tel. (269) 962-5527

Tribute & Message From The Family


David Carl Meisterheim, age 92, of Battle Creek passed away Sunday afternoon, October 7, 2018 at the Calhoun County Medical Care Facility. He was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan on June 7, 1926, the son of Carl L. and Elsa W. (Sheid) Meisterheim and graduated with the St. Philip High School Class of 1944. David owned & operated Meisterheim & Associates Realty for more than 51 years, retiring in 2007.

David married the "Love of His Life", Marion at St. Philip Catholic Church in Battle Creek on June 2, 1951; she survives. He is also survived by his children, Phillip (Kathy) Meisterheim, Paul Meisterheim and Caroline Meisterheim; two grandchildren, Heather (Kevin) Martin and Karl (Emily) Meisterheim; and two great-grandchildren. David was sadly preceded in death by his son, Mark Meisterheim on September 30, 1982.

David was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church for many years. He was also a member and former President of the Battle Creek Board of Realtors and was instrumental in the development of the Carriage Hills Subdivision and Edgewater North Condos on Goguac Lake. David was also a member of Marywood and Riverside Country Clubs and bowled with the Starks Restaurant Supply bowling team for more than 38 years. He and Marion vacationed in Palm Springs, California for more than 25 years. David enjoyed golfing, traveling, and spending time with his friends, his classmates from St. Philip, and his family.

The family is especially thankful to the staff at Calhoun County Medical Care Facility for the wonderful and compassionate care they have provided.

The family will receive friends 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 10th at Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care where the Parish Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m., Wednesday. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10:00 a.m., Thursday, October 11th at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society, the St. Vincent de Paul Society or Calhoun County Medical Care Facility. Personal messages for the family and/or favorite memories of David may be placed at www.farleyestesdowdle.com.