Albert “Bert” Meister, 56, of Manchester, passed away Wednesday, May 6, 2020, at Buchanan County Health Center in Independence.

Because of the current COVID-19 concerns, no services will be held at this time.

Bert was born Oct. 26, 1963, in Manchester, the son of Albert and Ruth Ann (Shepard) Meister. Bert was raised in Manchester and was a 1983 graduate of West Delaware High School.

On Feb. 12, 1999, Bert was united in marriage to Marsha (Shaffer) Henderson in Manchester. The family resided in Manchester. Bert worked for Iowa Pipeline and then Hubbard Feeds in Dyersville. Recently he worked for Delhi Tree Service. Bert loved spending time with his grandchildren and other family and friends.

Survivors include his wife, Marsha Meister of Manchester; his son, Matthew (Jill) Henderson of Cedar Rapids; two grandchildren, Kahmeron and Kooper; his favorite niece, Jess (Tim) Casper of Dubuque; two great-nieces, Alexis and Sadie; one brother, Terry (Leasa) Meister of Manchester; and one sister, Maria Haight of Manchester.

Bert was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, Melvin.

Online condolences may be sent to

Leonard-Muller Funeral Home in Manchester is assisting the family.

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