December 10, 1942 – June 8, 2021
John F. Meister, 78, of Long Grove, IA. passed away on June 8, 2021 at his home. A funeral service will be held at 12:00 noon on Wednesday June 16, 2021 at Weerts Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon. Private burial will follow at Davenport Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials may be left to the family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.weertsfh.com
John was born on December 10, 1942 in Dubuque, IA to George and Helen (Bluecher) Meister. John graduated from Davenport Central High School in 1961. He was united in marriage to Sharon Tank on April 11, 1966 in Hannibal, MO. John worked as a machinist starting with IH Farmall Works and retiring after 30 years from Case IH. He proudly enlisted in the U.S. Navy serving from 1961-1964. John was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Davenport. He was best known as the family jokester. John was known for his artistic abilities; he loved photography and painting. He was a loving and caring family man, and will be deeply missed.
Survivors include his loving wife, Sharon; children, Rodney Meister of Davenport, IA. and Roger Meister of Dallas, TX.; grandchildren, Olivia, Elias and Kaden; two sisters, Sue and Sally; two brothers , George and Jim.
He was preceded in death by his parents and son Randy Meister.
- George Meister, Father (deceased)
- Helen (Bluecher) Meister, Mother (deceased)
- Sharon (Tank) Meister, Wife
- Rodney Meister, Son
- Roger Meister, Son
- Olivia, Grandchild
- Elias, Grandchild
- Kaden, Grandchild
- Sue, Sister
- Sally, Sister
- George, Brother
- Jim, Brother
- He was preceded in death by his parents and son Randy Meister.
- To the Family
Visitation Weerts Funeral Home
Wednesday, June 16, 2021
Wednesday, June 16, 2021
Pat and Scott Cawiezell
June 25, 2021
We were so sorry to hear about John’s passing. Although we don’t see you often, we are your neighbors to the north. Our sons went to school together and I helped your older son at Scott Community College several years ago. You are in our thoughts. -Pat
Lt. Colonel Steve Garrington, Honor Flight
June 20, 2021
We at Honor Flight of the Quad Cities were saddened to hear of the passing of your beloved veteran. We understand that this is a time of grief for you, and we share that grief with you. We are thankful for him and his selfless contribution of time and effort to support and defend our nation.
We are also thankful for all of you who have supported him before, during, and after his service. A wise person once said: “Those who put on the uniform are our knights of old, and our heroes of today, and our hope for the future.”
Please know that all of us at HFQC will be keeping you in our prayers.
The Board of Directors and Volunteers of
Honor Flight of the Quad Cities