McFarland- John T. Meyers, age 75, died on Monday, October 8, 2012 at home after a courageous bout with pancreatic cancer.
John was born in Madison on February 21, 1937. He was a roofer for 25 years and a tile setter for 25 years. John was an avid fisherman and looked forward to his annual trip to Canada. He enjoyed watching and keeping up to date on all kinds of sports. John had fun spending time with his family, and was a master gardener who loved time tending to the plants.
He is survived by his bride, Yvonne; his son, John Meyers Jr. of Blanchardville; daughter, Jana Meyers of Stoughton; stepchildren, David (Joelma) Luthanen of Texas, Jeff (Sharon Schmid) Luthanen of Lake Mills, Michael (Marisa) Luthanen of Texas and Susan (David) Odenthal of Minnesota; grandchildren, Matt, Julio, Marie, Ellen, Luke, Maddie, DJ, Vivianna and Mikey; sisters, Bonnie Doherty of McFarland, Bobbie Seim of Monona and Eileen Meyers of Monroe.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Margie Thorpe Bean.
A Celebration of Life Open House will be held at the Maple Tree Supper Club, 6010 Highway 51, McFarland on Sunday, October 14, 2012 from 2:00 PM until 5:00 PM.
Cress Funeral Service
5801 Highway 51
McFarland, WI 53558
Senior, You will be missed more than you ever thought possible. Your wit and smile made my trips to Canada every year! You never ceased to amaze me with your knowledge of so many things. You always seemed to peg out on me in our yearly cribbage games, and kept me full of laughter as we hit the water for a long day of fishing. I will not miss you, but rather keep you with me everyday. Every big fish I catch, I'll know you were helping guide me. We'll see you in Canada next year!
May every one find comfort in pleasant memories of shared time.
Today I learned to make my own breakfast coffee, & put out my vitamins. Thanks for doing it all these years, Honeyl. I love you John.
We have an angel to watch over us. Rest in peace.
Enjoy your next life John!
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