Jerry "Junior" Meulemans, 69, a lifelong Green Bay area resident, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, November 21, 2013. He was born February 15, 1944, to Jerome and Eleanor (Stankiewicz) Meulemans Sr. Jerry graduated from Premontre High School and entered the U.S. Navy. Following his service to his country, he rejoined the family business, J & M Sales.
During the summer, he enjoyed the cottage in Door County, fishing and boating. Jerry was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed bird hunting with his faithful dog, Chasse. He was well-known at the local sporting clubs as an excellent trap shooter. After deer hunting in the Door County orchard, Jerry and Jean headed to Naples, Florida for the winter where they enjoyed morning walks on the beach and watching the sunset.
He will be sadly missed by the love of his life, Jean; her two children, Paul and Kathy; two sisters and a brother, Charmiane (Alex) Kurowski, Bruce (Sharon) Meulemans, Barbara (John) McGowan; nephews, Jeremy, Josh, Justin, Eddie, Sean; his favorite uncle and best buddy, Wayne; other relatives and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, November 26th, at St. Mary Catholic Church, 4805 Sportsman Drive, Town of Ledgeview. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church with Rev. Richard Getchel officiating. Full Military Honors will conclude the services. Proko-Wall Funeral Home is assisting the family. To send on-line condolences, visit www.prokowall.com
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established for the Boys and Girls Club of Green Bay.
Published in Door County Advocate from Nov. 23 to Nov. 25, 2013