The Obit For Dutch Meyer

L.D. "Little Dutch" Meyer
1915 - 2003
L.D. "Little Dutch" Meyer, 87, a retired baseball player having played for the Detroit Tigers and the Cleveland Browns and also a local businessman, passed away, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2003, in Fort Worth.

Funeral: Noon Wednesday in the Chapel of Shannon's Funeral Home. No visitation.

L.D. was born Oct. 6, 1915 in Waco, Texas. He was raised there and went to TCU, where he scored all the TCU points in the first Cotton Bowl game when TCU played Marquette and won 16-6. Afterwards, L.D. had a Major League baseball career which was interrupted by service to his country during World War II. After completing his baseball career, L.D. then served as an executive for Panther Chemical Company until he retired in 1982. He spent his remaining years enjoying his children, grandchildren and his passion for fly fishing.

L.D. was loved and respected by his family and will be greatly missed.

Survivors: Children, David Meyer and his wife, Michelle of Colleyville and Daniel Meyer and his wife, Shelley of Katy; five grandchildren.
Published in the Star-Telegram on 1/21/2003.