Terry Lynn Meder, 65, died peacefully Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, after a valiant fight with cancer, surrounded by his family at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City. Funeral services were held Dec. 29 at Henderson-Barker Funeral Home in West Branch. Burial was at Memory Gardens Cemetery, Iowa City.
Terry was born Jan. 2, 1947, in Tipton, the son of Arnold and Liala (Cocking) Meder. He was a graduate of West Branch High School. On Oct. 16, 1965, he married the former Mary Ann Thomas at the Downey Baptist Church. For several years he had managed the Skelly Truck Stop in West Branch and later worked for 30 years as a tank wagon operator for Harney Oil Co. in Coralville.
Local survivors include his brother, Thomas (Twila) Meder of North Liberty.
Memorials may be made to the Lustgarten Foundation, a pancreatic cancer research organization.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.hendersonbarkerfuneralhome.com .