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Trade Regrets: Betty Meyer

Christian Wissmuller • Trade Regrets • August 31, 2023

Betty Sue Meyer, vice president and co-founder of Meyer Music, passed away on August 23.

Betty and her husband — and fellow school educator — Ted, launched Meyer Music in March 1966, with the business’ first storefront in Blue Springs, Missouri. In subsequent deacdes, additional locations were added in Overland Park, Kansas and Kansas City North, Missouri and many Meyer family members joined the Meyer Music team.

Meyer served as an NASMD board member for nearly 50 years and was a former NAMM board member.

Betty is survived by her husband of 62 years, Ted Meyer of Blue Springs, MO, and her children; Tom (Susan) of Blue Springs, MO; Julie (Paul) Anwander of Blue Springs, MO; Mike (Johnna) Meyer of Overland Park, KS; and Mitzi (Patrick) Phelan of Liberty, MO, as well as 9 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.  She is also survived by her brother, Bill Henks of Lee’s Summit, MO and her sister Pat Henks Hatley of Blue Springs, MO.

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