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Jerry Meyers, 81, of Wabeno / Wausau, finally made his way back to the love of his life, Sharon. Jesus called him home on January 8, 2022, from Copperleaf Memory Care in Schofield to be reunited and they are now at Peace.
Jerome Stanley was born May 29, 1940 in Wausau, Wisconsin to Vernon and Angeline (Lenard) Meyers. He graduated from Wausau High School and began his painting career with which he stuck to for over 40 years in the construction and commercial side of the industry.
On June 13, 1964 Jerry married Sharon Stadler and together raised their two children.
Jerry was an active member in the Wabeno Lions Club for over 20 years, coached senior league boys baseball in Wausau for 13 years and was a proud donor to the Children’s Make a Wish Foundation.
He enjoyed his annual spring fishing trip with the boys to Cass Lake, Minnesota, hunting up north, his daily walk and trips out west. Jerry and Sharon enjoyed winters in Florida and time with their family. Jerry loved his family with his whole heart, he was a best friend and humorous guy throughout his life to everyone. His grandchildren filled his life with joy, and he will be greatly missed.
Jerry is survived by his children, Tim Meyers and Tammy Budleski (Scott Tomczik); grandchildren, Kelsey (Nick) Kuehn, Sam Meyers, Josh Budleski and Nick Budleski; great-grandchildren, Reagan and Kennedy Kuehn; siblings, Ilene Streble, Joan Wood, Jeanette (Woody) Woodward and Noel (Cheryl) Meyers; and survived by many cousins, close friends and nieces and nephews that he loved dearly.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife of 44 years, Sharon; siblings, Ralph, Vern, Kenny, Linda, Mary Ellen, Dorothy and Irene.
Visitation will be 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Wednesday, January 12 at Brainard Funeral Home of Wausau, 522 Adams St., with prayer service beginning at 7:00 pm. Funeral Mass will be Thursday, January 13 at 11:00 am at Holy Name of Jesus Parish, 1104 S. 9th Ave, Wausau, with visitation from 9:00 am – 11:00 am at the church. Interment will be in the Restlawn Memorial Park Cemetery. Brainard Funeral Home is assisting the family. www.brainardfuneral.com
The family would specifically like to thank the CNA's and staff at Copperleaf Memory Care for the love and care they showed Jerry during his time there.
In honor of Jerry's legacy and generosity, please direct all donations to the Make A Wish Foundation of America.
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