Obituary for John Henry Meyers

John Henry Meyers

Birth Date: Jan. 14th, 1933
Date Passed: Apr. 27th, 2010


John Henry Meyers age 77, of Ravenna died, Tuesday, April 27, 2010 at his residence. John was born on January 14, 1933 in Bailey, Michigan to the late Henry and Julia (Herremans) Meyers. He married Josephine Meyers in April 1956. He then married Helen L. Leszinske on February 28, 1986 and she preceded him in death on July 3, 2005. John served in the United States Army. John was an active community member and a devoted member of the American Legion Ravenna Post. John is survived by: 3 Sons: James (Henriet) Meyers of Muskegon, Jerry (Nancy) Meyers of Columbus, IN and Jeffrey (Trina) Meyers of Idaho. 2 Step Sons: Alan J. (Kim) Leszinske of New Mexico and Bill Leszinske of Ravenna. 2 Daughters: JoAnn Reynolds and Fiancé Roger Ervine of Charlotte, MI and Jean Meyers of Ravenna. 2 Step Daughters: Lynne Kesterke of Marshall, MI and Gail and Curt Collard of Berrien Center, MI. Numerous Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren. 2 Brothers: Carl (Phoebe) Meyers of Ravenna and Albert (Elinor) Meyers of Washington. 3 Sisters: Mary (Robert) Symon of Rockford, Nellie Ann (Richard) Johnson of Ravenna and Catherine (Chris) West of Muskegon. Also surviving John is his former wife Josephine Meyers of Ravenna and former daughter in law: Ruth Blakeslee of Ravenna. Mass from the Order of Christian Funerals will be celebrated on Saturday, May 1, 2010 at 11:00am. At St. Francis Xavier in Conklin, MI with Father Phil Sliwinski officiating. Burial will follow at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery. The family will be at the Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna on Friday, April 30, 2010 from 5:00 to 8:00pm to receive friends. The family will also be at the church on Saturday from 10:00am until time of service to greet friends. The Rosary will be prayed on Friday at 8:00pm. Memorials may be directed to: St. Catherines Endowment Fund and American Legion Ravenna Post. The Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna is in charge of funeral arrangements. 231-853-6511.


5:00pm to 8:00pm on
Apr. 30th, 2010 at Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna
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11:00am on May. 1st, 2010 at St. Francis Xavier Church
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on May. 1st, 2010 at
St. Francis Catholic Cemetery
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