Arthur John Meyer Sr. 84, of Fort Atkinson passed away peacefully on December 31, 2017 at the Dycora Nursing Home in Fort Atkinson. He was born on Dec. 5, 1933 in Whitewater, the son of the late Herman and Bessie (Whitcomb) Meyer.
Arthur married JoAnn Hohnke of Palmyra on June 11, 1955. He retired from Lobes Iron & Metal after 30 Plus years of service.
Arthur enjoyed hunting, fishing, western movies, driving and family gatherings. His easy going nature will remain in our hearts forever.
Arthur is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, JoAnn. Five children, Arthur John Meyer Jr. of Fort Atkinson, Linda (Bruce) DeWitt of Delavan, Larry (Vickie) Meyer of Jefferson, Jim (Kris) Meyer of Watertown and Kathleen Simdon of Lake Mills. He has 7 Grandchildren, 14 Great Grandchildren, 4 Sisters and 3 Brothers. Arthur was also preceded in death by a son, Robert W. Meyer; two sisters and a brother.
Graveside services will be held at 12 p.m. on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at Evergreen Cemetery in Fort Atkinson.
Memorials in Arthur’s name may be made to Rainbow Hospice Care, 147 W. Rockwell St., Jefferson, WI 53549.
A special thank you to the caring staff of Dycora Nursing Home, Care Wisconsin and Rainbow Hospice Care for all their compassion and support.
Dunlap Memorial Home in Fort Atkinson is assisting the family.