Kari Jean Meyer passed away on August 24, 2018. She was born in Medford on August 6, 1981. She attended Phoenix High School and graduated in 2000. Kari went to The University of Pugent Sound where she Majored in Japanese Language and Business.
Kari was invited to attend Waseda University in Japan and live with a Japanese Host Family. She had a great learning experience.
While living at home Kari worked in the family orchard including Smudging, driving tractor, packing fruit and whatever needed to be done. She learned a great work ethic and was a great employee to anyone that hired her, very faithful and trustworthy. We were told this by all of her employers.
Kari worked in Hawaii for a shipping company and then went to Singapore where she taught English to Japanese business men and their families. That was her favorite job of all. She was also in a major contest for belly dancing while in Singapore and won second place.
Kari came back to Oregon and worked for Asante and then she went to Portland to work for software companies.
Survivors include her parents, Ron and Lana Meyer; siblings, Mitzi Lawson, Kirt Meyer, Karl Meyer; nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles, and sisters in law.
Kari loved belly dancing and she loved to perform at events . She performed at her parents 50th wedding anniversary and many events in Portland. Kari's Service will be at Perl at Siskiyou 2100 Siskiyou Blvd in Medford saturday, September 1, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. with Rev. Laura Lee Kent officiating.
Perl Funeral Home & Siskiyou Memorial Park
2100 Siskiyou Blvd
Medford, OR 97504