Harry William Meurer, age 87, died Thursday, Au. 31, 2017 at the Illinois Veterans Home in La Salle, Ill. He was born March 3, 1930 in Chicago, Ill. to Harry Sr. and Isabelle (Witt) Meurer. Following high school graduation, Harry enlisted in the Navy, serving during the Korean War.
He is survived by his children, Michelle (Patrick) O’Connell of Wheaton, Ill., and Michael (Doris) Meurer of Byron, Ill.; three granddaughters; one brother, William (Joan) Meurer of Rhinelander. Also surviving is his niece, Colleen (Don) Herman of Rhinelander; and nephews, Bill Meurer, Thomas Meurer and Bob Meurer of Rhinelander. Harry was preceded in death by his parents, and a nephew, Louis Meurer.
The visitation for Harry will be held Saturday, Sept. 2, at Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church (St. Joseph site), from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. mass of Christian burial, followed immediately by a committal service in the chapel at Northland Memorial Park and military honors. (Hildebrand Funeral Home)