Gunther H. Meyer

BASS HARBOR — Gunther H. Meyer, 95, died Dec. 9, 2010, at an Ellsworth hospital. He was born July 29, 1915, in Hamburg, Germany, the son of Paul Carl August and Johanna Lisetti (Ziegeler) Meyer.


Gunther served in the German Army during WWII. He was employed as an industrial engineer during his working career. Gunther was a gunsmith and enjoyed boat building and loved to sail and travel. He especially enjoyed the time he spent in the city of Hamburg, Germany. He was a member of St. Andrew Lutheran Church of Ellsworth.

He is survived by Dorothy, his wife of 20 years; son, Chris Meyer and his wife, Wendi, of Lamoine; brother, Werner Meyer; and sister, Claire Keil, both of Hamburg, Germany. He was predeceased by a daughter, Christel.

A funeral service was held Dec. 11, 2010, at Jordan-Fernald, 113 Franklin St., Ellsworth, with Pastor Burton Lowry officiating. Interment will be in the spring at Woodbine Cemetery, Ellsworth. Contributions in Gunther’s memory may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 330 Congress St., 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02210. Condolences may be expressed at

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