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Mr. David Carl Meisterheim

Mr. David Carl Meisterheim
  • June 7, 1926 - October 7, 2018
  • Battle Creek, Michigan
  • St. Vincent de Paul Society
    112 Capital Ave.
    Battle Creek, MI 49017
  • Calhoun County Medical Care Facility
    1150 E. Michigan Ave
    Battle Creek, MI 49014

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“I'm so sorry to hear about your dad's passing. I wasn't able to attend the visitation or funeral, but your family is in our thoughts and prayers. The...Read More »
1 of 16 | Posted by: Scott Zull - Hastings, MI

“Sorry for your loss, Bob was a great person whom I met in 2002 at Riverside cc. We golfed with a group of 12 to 16 guys on Tuesday and Thursday. He...Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: jack budrow - battlr btrrk

“Caroline and family,ALL of my greatest memories include my St Joe family, that includes your Dad. Thinking of you and know how much a dad`s passing...Read More »
3 of 16 | Posted by: Lori Ringle-Pierman

“We are so sorry to hear of your father's passing. He was always kind and friendly whenever I would see him. My husband, Greg Erickson, knew him...Read More »
4 of 16 | Posted by: Deb Keagle-Erickson - Lakeland, FL

“He was the Dearest Uncle a young woman could of had the Pleasure of calling him Uncle David he spoke so fondly of his adult children. And I took...Read More »
5 of 16 | Posted by: Cheryl Fleming - Portage, MI

“Phil and Kathy:. I am so sorry for the loss of Phil's dad. I'm praying that all the fondest and happiest memories will help you through this...Read More »
6 of 16 | Posted by: Helen (Stout) Younglove - Lapeer

“I knew Dave through the real estate business. Even played golf with him. He was a great guy and will be missed. RIP Dave. ”
7 of 16 | Posted by: Jim Bidelman - Springfield, MI

“Dave was a kind person who will be missed. When we rented a condo from him, he always showed up at our door with a beautiful poinsettia at...Read More »
8 of 16 | Posted by: Chris and Susan Doyle - FL

“Your Dad was my oldest boyfriend. When I was a tiny girl, I would sit on his lap and beg him to wait for me until I grew up. He promised he would...Read More »
9 of 16 | Posted by: Jill Ridpath-Carpenter - Clayton, NC

“I am so sorry for your loss! I will unfortunately be out of town this week and will miss the funeral. Dave Meisterheim (Mr. Meisterheim to me) was a...Read More »
10 of 16 | Posted by: Dave Labrecque - Battle Creek, MI

“Sorry for your Dad's passing Caroline and family. ”
11 of 16 | Posted by: Duane Schott - Battle Creek, MI

“Dave, was my Father in Law, for 3 1/2 yrs, before his much loved son, Mark,passed away. In my heart, he continued to be my Father in Law....he was my...Read More »
12 of 16 | Posted by: Laura Messenger - Tybee Island, GA

“Kathy, I'm so sorry for yours and Phillip's loss. You and the family are in my prayers ”
13 of 16 | Posted by: Verna Meneguzzo - Marshall, MI

“Our family is keeping your whole family in our prayers. I will miss seeing your dad at Mass. Your parents are special to me. Love you Caroline and...Read More »
14 of 16 | Posted by: Lynn Van Geison-Culver - MI

“Love ya dad Meisterheim! The streak. ”
15 of 16 | Posted by: Beckhorn Beckhorn - dorr, MI

“Phil and Kathy,Our deepest condolences on the passing of your father.Tim and Carolyn Berkey ”
16 of 16 | Posted by: Timothy and Carolyn Berkey - MI

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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