John Meehan

Obituary of John James Meehan

MARION, IOWA

 

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John J. Meehan, 79, of Marion passed away Saturday, August 13, 2022, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.

 

Visitation will be held from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, August 23, 2022, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Marion where a Mass of Christian Burial will commence at 10:30.  Rev. David O’Connor will preside.  Burial will be at St. Francis Xavier Cemetery in Dyersville.

 

John was born April 5, 1943, in Detroit, MI the son of Michael and Marguerite (Doyle) Meehan.  He graduated from Denison High School, earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Loras College and earned a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from St. Ambrose University.  He met the love of his life, Jeanne Drexler, while in college.  They married on December 27, 1967 at St. Francis Xavier Basilica in Dyersville.  John worked at Rockwell Collins and Banks of Iowa Computer Services.

 

John’s favorite hobby was flying and teaching flying lessons.  John was an avid reader and loved history, spending a lot of time learning about his ancestors.  He enjoyed technology and computers.  He adored spoiling his grandchildren, and regularly spent time with them.

 

Survivors include his wife Jeannie, his daughter, Jennifer (Erik) Brennom of Marion, his

grandchildren Emily and Michael Brennom, and sister Maureen (Jim) Stary of Omaha.

 

He was preceded in death by his parents, his parents-in-law, Emil and Marie Drexler, and his Aunt Clare Meehan.

 

Memorials are preferred.

 

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.kramerfuneral.com.

Tuesday
23
August

Visitation prior to funeral

9:30 am - 10:30 am
Tuesday, August 23, 2022
St. Joseph Catholic Church, Marion
1790 14th St
Marion, Iowa, United States
(319) 377-4869
Tuesday
23
August

Visitation

9:30 am - 10:15 am
Tuesday, August 23, 2022
St. Joseph Catholic Church
1790 14th St
Marion, Iowa, United States
319-377-4869
Tuesday
23
August

Funeral

10:30 am - 11:30 am
Tuesday, August 23, 2022
St. Joseph Catholic Church, Marion
1790 14th St
Marion, Iowa, United States
(319) 377-4869
Tuesday
23
August

Mass of Christian Burial

10:30 am - 11:30 am
Tuesday, August 23, 2022
St. Joseph Catholic Church
1790 14th St
Marion, Iowa, United States
(319) 377-4869
Tuesday
23
August

Burial

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Tuesday, August 23, 2022
St. Francis Cemetery
8th St NW
Dyersville, Iowa, United States
Tuesday
23
August

Burial

2:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Tuesday, August 23, 2022
St. Francis Cemetery
8th St NW
Dyersville, Iowa, United States
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