Vera “Jean” Meyer

WISCONSIN DELLS – Vera “Jean” Meyer, 74, passed away peacefully at her home in rural Wisconsin Dells, on Thursday, January 25, 2018.

Jean was born on March 26, 1943, in Chicago, the daughter of Boyde and Mary (Fawkes) Finfrock.  She was married to Joseph Meyer on October 7, 1972.  Jean was the owner of the newspaper distribution business, JEM News.  She was also a member of Open Door Baptist Church.  Jean liked gardening, reading, knitting, arts and crafts, and reading and studying the bible.  She especially enjoyed rising early to watch the sunrise and visiting the salon to have her nails done.

Jean is survived by her husband Joseph Meyer; children Candeis Holmes, Jason (Kerri) Meyer and Steven Meyer; grandchildren Taber (Joe Hespe) Holmes, Katelyn, Buddy and Jacob Meyer, and Bowe and Colton Meyer; great-grandchildren Corvin, Zander, Lena, Callaway, Levi and Zane; sister Judy Connors, special friends Amber Strauch and Cheyenne Horton; and other relatives and friends.  She was preceded in death by her parents, sons Thomas and Kurtis Holmes, sisters Julia and Beverly Connors and brother John Connors.

A memorial service will be held at Pflanz Mantey Mendrala Funeral Home in Portage on Thursday, February 8, 2018, at 7:30 p.m. Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until the time of service.

Pflanz Mantey Mendrala Funeral Home in Portage is assisting the family.



For information please call 608 742-2126 (Portage, WI) or 608 635-2763 (Poynette, WI)