JON R. MEYERS, 65 FREEPORT - Jon R. Meyers, 65 yrs old, of Freeport passed away on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013 at his home after a four month battle with cancer. He was born on March 22, 1948, in Freeport, a son of Raymond and Madelon (Kleckner) Meyers. Jon was a 1968 graduate of Freeport High School. He was a Vietnam Veteran, serving four years in the Navy. He was employed by the Freeport Post Office for 30 yrs. Jon was a member of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. Surviving are his daughter, Angela (Roberto) Garcia of Freeport; his son, John T.(Daniela) Meyers of Milwaukee; his grandchildren, Melissa Garcia and Anthony Garcia; his parents, Raymond and Madelon Meyers; three brothers, Jim (Karen) Meyers of Apple River, Pat Meyers of Freeport, and Kevin (Nellie) Myers of Kyle, TX. Preceding him in death were his son, Daniel Meyers; his uncle, Robert Meyers; and his aunt, Ruth Gonders. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept.19, 2013 at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church with Father Kenneth Anderson officiating. Cremation will follow the service and burial of his cremains will be in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. The visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday at the Schwarz Park Blvd. Chapel, 608 S. Park Blvd. and after 9:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Thomas Church. The Scripture Service will be held at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Schwarz Chapel. A memorial has been established in his memory. Private condolences and online guestbook may be signed at www.schwarzfh.com.
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Published in The Journal-Standard from Sept. 17 to Sept. 18, 2013